Meaning of grieve

grieve

Pronunciation: (grēv), [key]
— v., grieved, griev•ing.
—v.i.
  1. to feel grief or great sorrow: She has grieved over his death for nearly three years.
—v.t.
  1. to distress mentally; cause to feel grief or sorrow: It grieves me to see you so unhappy.
  2. to oppress or wrong.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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