Ache (verb)

  1. To have a continuous and usually dull pain in a part of your body.
  2. To feel a strong emotional pain or sadness.


Middle english: from old norse akask "be sorrowful"; compare with old english acan "be in pain".


  1. She ached from working in the garden all day.
  2. His head ached from lack of sleep.
  3. Her heart ached for her lost love.
  4. The memory of her loss still ached in her mind.
  5. His legs ached after the long hike.
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