a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
hurt, ache, suffer(verb)
feel physical pain
"Were you hurting after the accident?"
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"
ache, smart, hurt(verb)
be the source of pain
Continued dull pain, as distinguished from sudden twinges, or spasmodic pain.
To suffer pain; to be the source of, or be in, pain, especially continued dull pain; to be distressed.
A variant spelling of aitch.
A language spoken by the Yi people of South-Western China.
a name given to several species of plants; as, smallage, wild celery, parsley
continued pain, as distinguished from sudden twinges, or spasmodic pain. "Such an ache in my bones."
to suffer pain; to have, or be in, pain, or in continued pain; to be distressed
Origin: [OE. aken, AS. acan, both strong verbs, AS. acan, imp. c, p. p. acen, to ache; perh. orig. to drive, and akin to agent.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
āk, n. a continued pain.—v.i. to be in continued pain:—pr.p. āch′ing; pa.p. āched.—n. Ach′ing, continued pain or distress. [The verb is properly ake, the noun ache, as in speak and speech. The A.S. noun æce is from the verb ac-an, to ache.]
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Aceh, each, HACE
The numerical value of ache in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of ache in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of ache in a Sentence
It just felt like a muscle ache.
I'm dead. I'm fried, my body is starting to ache, too.
We lose, we hurt, we ache, in an instant, lives can change forever.
They get a little bit of a belly ache and have diarrhea and then get over it.
Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache do be my enemy--for friendship's sake.
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- وجع, ألمArabic
- ağrı, acıAzerbaijani
- хварэць, боль, балецьBelarusian
- болка, болиBulgarian
- Schmerz, schmerzenGerman
- άλγος, υποφέρω, πονάω, πόνοςGreek
- doler, sufrir, dolorSpanish
- särkeä, särky, kipu, jomottaaFinnish
- avoir mal, faire mal, douleurFrench
- ցավ, ցավելArmenian
- nyeri, sakitIndonesian
- 痛み, 痛むJapanese
- ژان, ئێش, یێشKurdish
- kōrangaranga, pākinikini, raka, pākikiniMāori
- dor, doerPortuguese
- durere, dureaRomanian
- боль, болетьRussian
- bol, болSerbo-Croatian
- värk, värka, ha ontSwedish
- ağrımak, acı, acımak, ağrıTurkish
- біль, боліти, захворіти, хворітиUkrainian
- đau đớn, đauVietnamese
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