Definitions for ACHEeɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

acheeɪk(v.; n.)ached, ach•ing

  1. (v.i.)to have or suffer a continuous dull pain.

    Category: Pathology

  2. to feel great sympathy, pity, or the like:

    His heart ached for the starving animals.

  3. to feel painful eagerness; yearn; long:

    She ached to be the champion.

  4. (n.)a continuous dull pain.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of ache:

bef. 900; OE acan


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ache, aching(verb)

    a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

  2. hurt, ache, suffer(verb)

    feel physical pain

    "Were you hurting after the accident?"

  3. ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish(verb)

    have a desire for something or someone who is not present

    "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"

  4. ache, smart, hurt(verb)

    be the source of pain

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ache(verb)ɪk

    to hurt

    aching feet; My body aches all over.


  1. ache(Noun)

    Continued dull pain, as distinguished from sudden twinges, or spasmodic pain.

  2. ache(Verb)

    To suffer pain; to be the source of, or be in, pain, especially continued dull pain; to be distressed.

  3. ache(Noun)


  4. ache(Noun)

    A variant spelling of aitch.

  5. Ache(ProperNoun)

    A language spoken by the Yi people of South-Western China.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ache(noun)

    a name given to several species of plants; as, smallage, wild celery, parsley

  2. Ache(verb)

    continued pain, as distinguished from sudden twinges, or spasmodic pain. "Such an ache in my bones."

  3. Ache(verb)

    to suffer pain; to have, or be in, pain, or in continued pain; to be distressed

Anagrams of ACHE

  1. Aceh, each, HACE

Translations for ACHE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to be in continuous pain

My tooth aches.

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