Is there a single word for "make someone cry"? I checked a translation dictionary, but it just referred me to the word "cry."

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    Did you check a translation dictionary? – Mitch Jan 20 '16 at 12:53
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    @Mitch Both of the Hindi words yield 'cry' – Vishwanath Maralingannavar Jan 20 '16 at 13:03
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    Why do you need a single word? Can you write an example sentence where the word would be used? As it stands, your question is off-topic. – user140086 Jan 20 '16 at 13:17
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    It depends on the type of "tears". Are they of sadness? Joy? Rage? You can enrage someone to the point of tears, but you can also do the same by telling a joke. – TsSkTo Jan 20 '16 at 16:40
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    @TsSkTo: In some languages, it doesn't depend on the context. You just use affixes to change the word from "to cry" to "to make someone cry". Also, in English, you can still use "made me cry" for all those emotions. You just have to include the context around it. – ermanen Jan 20 '16 at 16:55

If the tears indicate sorrow, you can use the word sadden:

: to cause (someone) to be sad

There is also the phrasal verb tear up:

2. To cause to have tears well in the eyes: By the movie's end, the whole audience was teared up.
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