HyperDic: ache

English > 4 senses of the word ache:
VERBperceptionache, hurt, sufferfeel physical pain
emotionache, yearn, yen, pine, languishhave a desire for something or someone who is not present
perceptionache, smart, hurtbe the source of pain
NOUNstateache, achinga dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
ache > pronunciation
Soundsey'k
Rhymesawake ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > ache: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
Synonymaching
NarrowerbackacheAn ache localized in the back
earache, otalgiaAn ache localized in the middle or inner ear
headache, head ache, cephalalgiapain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
stomachache, stomach ache, bellyache, gastralgiaAn ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region
toothache, odontalgiaAn ache localized in or around a tooth
Broaderpain, hurtingA symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
Spanishdolor
Catalandolor, mal
Adjectivesachycausing a dull and steady pain
Verbsachebe the source of pain
achefeel physical pain
English > ache: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningFeel physical pain.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue ache
Synonymshurt, suffer
Narrowercatch, getSuffer from the receipt of
killBe the source of great pain for
prick, sting, twingeCause a stinging pain
twingeFeel a sudden sharp, local pain
Broaderperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Spanishdoler, lastimar, sufrir
Catalandoldre, doler, fer mal, patir
Nounsache, achinga dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
English > ache: 4 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningHave a desire for something or someone who is not present.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"She ached for a cigarette"
Synonymsyearn, yen, pine, languish
Narrowerdielanguish as with love or desire
Broaderhanker, long, yearndesire strongly or persistently
Spanishanhelar, ansiar, consumirse, doler
Catalanconsumir-se, doldre, saber greu
English > ache: 4 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningBe the source of pain.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody's (body part) ----s
ModelDid his feet ache?
Synonymssmart, hurt
Caused byhurtGive trouble or pain to
Narroweract upmake itself felt as a recurring pain
bite, sting, burnCause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
burnFeel hot or painful
hungerFeel the need to eat
itchHave or perceive an itch
shootCause a sharp and sudden pain in
thirstFeel the need to drink
throbpulsate or pound with abnormal force
Broadercause to be perceivedHave perceptible qualities
Spanishdoler, escocer
Catalancoure, fer mal, picar, pruir
Nounsache, achinga dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

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