Associations to the word «Grieve»


GRIEVE, verb. (transitive) To cause sorrow or distress to.
GRIEVE, verb. (transitive) To feel very sad about; to mourn; to sorrow for.
GRIEVE, verb. (intransitive) To experience grief.
GRIEVE, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To harm.
GRIEVE, verb. (transitive) To submit or file a grievance.
GRIEVE, noun. (obsolete) A governor of a town or province.
GRIEVE, noun. (chiefly Scotland) A manager or steward, e.g. of a farm.

Dictionary definition

GRIEVE, verb. Feel grief.
GRIEVE, verb. Cause to feel sorrow; "his behavior grieves his mother".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King