Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ache
IPA transcription: ['eɪk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ache, aching
    Meaning: a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hurt, ache, suffer
    Meaning: feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"
  • Synonyms: ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish
    Meaning: have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
  • Synonyms: ache, smart, hurt
    Meaning: be the source of pain
Usage examples
  • "You're making my head ache."
  • "Does your head ache, Mr. Graves?" I asked.
  • "Now you're making my head ache," said Tip.
  • Each bone of his body had an ache in it, and seemingly threatened to break with each movement.
  • Won't you please get them out, for I'm afraid I can't hold them on any longer, my feet ache so!"
  • "A lot of water in it makes one's arms ache." And he went on with his work, singing softly to himself,
  • Then he uttered a moan, and closed his eyes again, impelled to this by the monstrous ache in his head.
  • It seemed to her that it had grown older of late, and there was a sad look upon it, which made her heart ache.
  • "I am ready to try it, Master Walter," Ralph replied, "for I ache from head to foot with holding on to this rope.
  • "The doctor says 'does your head ache?'" Mrs. Schallibaum squalled, so loudly that the patient started perceptibly.