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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grieve, sorrowverb

    feel grief

  2. grieve, aggrieveverb

    cause to feel sorrow

    "his behavior grieves his mother"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grievenoun

    alt. of Greeve

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

  2. Grieveverb

    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. Grieveverb

    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. Grieveverb

    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. 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.

  2. Bakari Sellers:

    I'm tired of grieving and crying. I'm tired of seeing the videos, then we protest, then we have a funeral, then we have another shooting. We grieve, we cry, we protest.

  3. Reverend Alfred Daniel Williams King:

    Its changed the way everybodys looking at this. Look at the millions of people marching around the world. George Floyds last moments before George Floyds May 25 death while in police custody were captured on video and has sinceprompteda worldwide movement to combat racial injustice and calls for police reform. Protests have occurred almost daily in many cities across the world, with some devolving to looting and rioting early on. George Floyds was killed unjustly. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed unjustly. My father Reverend Alfred Daniel Williams King was killed unjustly, my grandmother, Reverend Alfred Daniel Williams King, was killed unjustly. I mourn and grieve with the family of George Floyds. I still miss my beloved family members.

  4. Kevin Allman:

    Whenever New Orleanians are happy, they have a parade, when they grieve, they have a parade. And when they're angry, they have a parade.

  5. South Carolina:

    These events bring a sadness like no other, we grieve together for our lost ones, and we pray together for those touched by these horrific tragedies.

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