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ache - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'ache' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Ache [ n.]
- A name given to several species of plants; as, smallage, wild celery, parsley.
2 . Ache [ v. i.]
- Continued pain, as distinguished from sudden twinges, or spasmodic pain. "Such an ache in my bones."
- To suffer pain; to have, or be in, pain, or in continued pain; to be distressed.

Meaning of 'ache' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . ache [ v]
Meaning (1):
- have a desire for something or someone who is not present
Example in sentence:
  • I am pining for my lover;
  • She ached for a cigarette
Meaning (2):
- feel physical pain
Example in sentence:
  • Were you hurting after the accident?