What does grieve mean?

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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

  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

  3. Grieve(verb)

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

  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

  5. Origin: [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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  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. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree:

    We're going to grieve together through this.

  2. Chief Mallory:

    We all grieve when we lose a community member.

  3. Mayor Johnny DuPree:

    We're a community. We're family, and we're going to grieve together through this.

  4. Carlos Jr.:

    It makes you feel rotten inside that you can't grieve, you can't cry, you can't --.

  5. Pindar:

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

Images & Illustrations of grieve

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