HyperDic: yearn

English > 3 senses of the word yearn:
VERBemotionyearn, hanker, longdesire strongly or persistently
emotionyearn, ache, yen, pine, languishhave a desire for something or someone who is not present
emotionyearnhave affection for
yearn > pronunciation
Soundsyer'n
Rhymesadjourn ... western / Western: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > yearn: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningdesire strongly or persistently.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelThey yearn to move
Synonymshanker, long
Narrowerache, yearn, yen, pine, languishHave a desire for something or someone who is not present
Broaderdesire, wantFeel or have a desire for
Spanishanhelar, ansiar, consumirse, desear ardientemente, desear, doler
Catalanconsumir-se, doldre, enyorar, saber greu
Nounsyearnera person with a strong desire for something
yearningprolonged unfulfilled desire or need
English > yearn: 3 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningHave a desire for something or someone who is not present.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsache, yen, pine, languish
Narrowerdielanguish as with love or desire
Broaderhanker, long, yearndesire strongly or persistently
Spanishanhelar, ansiar, consumirse, doler
Catalanconsumir-se, doldre, saber greu
Nounsyearnera person with a strong desire for something
yearningprolonged unfulfilled desire or need
English > yearn: 3 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningHave affection for; feel tenderness for.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broadercare for, cherish, hold dear, treasureBe fond of

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