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What does "Ache" mean?


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

Synonyms smart, hurt, long, suffer, pine, languish, yearn, yen, aching

Example: "She ached for a cigarette"

Word Family ached, aches, aching