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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grieve, sorrow(verb)

    feel grief

  2. grieve, aggrieve(verb)

    cause to feel sorrow

    "his behavior grieves his mother"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grieve(noun)

    alt. of Greeve

    Etymology: [OE. greven, OF. grever, fr. L. gravare to burden, oppress, fr. gravis heavy. See Grief.]

  2. Grieve(verb)

    to occasion grief to; to wound the sensibilities of; to make sorrowful; to cause to suffer; to afflict; to hurt; to try

    Etymology: [OE. greven, OF. grever, fr. L. gravare to burden, oppress, fr. gravis heavy. See Grief.]

  3. Grieve(verb)

    to sorrow over; as, to grieve one's fate

    Etymology: [OE. greven, OF. grever, fr. L. gravare to burden, oppress, fr. gravis heavy. See Grief.]

  4. Grieve(verb)

    to feel grief; to be in pain of mind on account of an evil; to sorrow; to mourn; -- often followed by at, for, or over

    Etymology: [OE. greven, OF. grever, fr. L. gravare to burden, oppress, fr. gravis heavy. See Grief.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grieve

    See Greeve.

  2. Grieve

    grēv, v.t. to cause grief or pain of mind to: to make sorrowful: to vex: (B.) also to inflict bodily pain.—v.i. to feel grief: to mourn.—n. Griev′ance, cause of grief: burden: hardship: injury: grief.—adv. Griev′ingly (Shak.), in sorrow, sorrowfully.—adj. Griev′ous, causing grief: burdensome: painful: atrocious: hurtful.—adv. Griev′ously, in a grievous manner: (B.) severely.—n. Griev′ousness. [O. Fr. grever—L. gravāre, gravis, heavy.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grieve in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grieve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of grieve in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    We grieve for the terrible loss of life, and send our support and love to everyone affected by this horrible attack in Texas, to the students, families, teachers and personnel at Santa Fe High School – we are with you in this tragic hour, and we will be with you forever...

  2. Justin Trudeau:

    We are heartbroken knowing many of those we lost had their entire lives in front of them. We grieve with those facing news no parent or family should ever have to face, this is every parent’s worst nightmare. No one should ever have to see their child leave to play the sport they love and never come back.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    We grieve with you. We feel that shock and sorrow with you. And we'll heal together with you.

  4. Pindar:

    To our own sorrows serious heed we give, But for another?s we soon cease to grieve.

  5. Barack Obama:

    Now, this is, of course, the most wonderful time of the year. But we would be remiss not to take a moment to remember our fellow Americans whose hearts are heavy tonight – who grieve for loved ones, especially in San Bernardino, California, their loss is our loss, too, for we’re all one American family. We look out for each other in good times, and in bad. And they should know that all of us care about them this holiday season.

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