Associations to the word «Ache»


ACHE, verb. (intransitive) To suffer pain; to be the source of, or be in, pain, especially continued dull pain; to be distressed.
ACHE, verb. (transitive) (literary) (rare) To cause someone or something to suffer pain.
ACHE, noun. Continued dull pain, as distinguished from sudden twinges, or spasmodic pain.
ACHE, noun. (obsolete) Parsley.
ACHE, noun. (rare) A variant spelling of aitch.
ACHE, proper noun. A language spoken by the Yi people of South-Western China.
ACHE FOR, verb. To desire, or want something, or someone, very much.

Dictionary definition

ACHE, noun. A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
ACHE, verb. Feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?".
ACHE, verb. Have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover".
ACHE, verb. Be the source of pain.

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?