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

    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. Barack Obama:

    Even as we grieve with our French friends ... we can't lose sight that there has been progress.

  2. Matthew Huang:

    This has been an emotional trial for me and my family, grace and I want to go home and be reunited with our sons. We have not been able to grieve our daughter's death, but we want to thank the judge for today's decision.

  3. Bhagavad Gita:

    For certain is death for the born And certain is birth for the dead Therefore over the inevitable Thou shouldst not grieve.

  4. Alex Arredondo:

    The scars, you know, PTSD, flashbacks, many of us are still going through that, the families can continue grieving and were here to also grieve along with them.

  5. Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono:

    Our hearts grieve for his loss, we also know that police officers risk their lives every day, and when their efforts to protect themselves and our community result in a death, it is a tragedy. No matter the circumstances, it is a time of unimaginable sadness for all involved.

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