What does the word ache mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To suffer dull, continued pain.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A dull, continued pain.

Usage examples for ache

  1. " Yes, Lottie, it makes my heart ache to think of it. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  2. I'll soon do that, said practical Mrs. Macdonald I've got several in my mind this moment that I just ache to give a hand to. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  3. A curious ache came into his heart. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht