ache: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (āk), [key]
— v., n. ached, ach•ing,
- to have or suffer a continuous, dull pain: His whole body ached.
- to feel great sympathy, pity, or the like: Her heart ached for the starving animals.
- to feel eager; yearn; long: She ached to be the champion. He's just aching to get even.
- a continuous, dull pain (in contrast to a sharp, sudden, or sporadic pain).
- ache (Thesaurus)