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warp

[ wawrp ]
/ wɔrp /
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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
noun
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Origin of warp

First recorded before 900; (verb) 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

warp·age, 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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