warp

[ wawrp ]
/ wɔrp /
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verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

noun

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Origin of warp

before 900; (v.) Middle English werpen,Old English weorpan to throw; cognate with German werfen,Old Norse verpa,Gothic wairpan; (noun) Middle English warpe,Old English wearp; cognate with German Warf,Old Norse varp

OTHER WORDS FROM warp

warpage, nounun·warp·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for warp

warp
/ (wɔːp) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of warp

warpage, nounwarped, adjectivewarper, noun

Word Origin for warp

Old English wearp a throw; related to Old High German warf, Old Norse varp throw of a dragging net, Old English weorpan to throw
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Idioms and Phrases with warp

warp

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