(noun, verb)


1. a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

Similar word(s): aching

Definition categories: state, hurting, pain


1. feel physical pain

Similar word(s): hurt, suffer

Definition categories: perception, comprehend, perceive

2. have a desire for something or someone who is not present

- She ached for a cigarette

Similar word(s): languish, pine, yearn, yen

Definition categories: emotion, hanker, long, yearn

3. be the source of pain

Similar word(s): hurt, smart

Definition categories: perception