HyperDic: rue

English > 5 senses of the word rue:
NOUNplantrue, herb of grace, Ruta graveolensEuropean strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves
foodrueleaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution
feelingrue, sorrow, regret, ruefulnesssadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
artifactrue(French) a street or road in France
VERBemotionrue, repent, regretfeel remorse for
rue > pronunciation
Soundsruw'
Rhymesaccrue ... untrue: 23 rhymes with ruw...
English > rue: 5 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningEuropean strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy.
Synonymsherb of grace, Ruta graveolens
Member ofRuta, genus Rutatype genus of the Rutaceae
Partsrueleaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishruda, ruta
Catalanruda, Ruta graveolens
English > rue: 5 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningleaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy.
Part ofrue, herb of grace, Ruta graveolensEuropean strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves
Broaderherbaromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Spanishruda
Catalanruda
English > rue: 5 senses > noun 3, feeling
Meaningsadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment.
Example "to his rue, the error cost him the game"
Synonymssorrow, regret, ruefulness
Narrowerattrition, contrition, contritenesssorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
compunction, remorse, self-reproachA feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
Broadersadness, unhappinessemotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
Spanishpesadumbre, pesar
Catalanpesar, recança, remordiment
Verbsruefeel remorse for
English > rue: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaning(French) a street or road in France.
RegionFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
BroaderstreetA thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
Spanishrue
English > rue: 5 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningFeel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsrepent, regret
Entailed bymissFeel or suffer from the lack of
Broaderfeel, experienceUndergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
Spanisharrepentirse, arrepentir, deplorar, lamentar, sentir
Catalandeplorar, penedir-se, sentir
Nounsruesadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment

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