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Definition of ach

"ach" is probably misspelled. Trying ache instead Definition of ache

1. ache [ v ] have a desire for something or someone who is not present
Examples: "She ached for a cigarette" "I am pining for my lover"

Synonyms ache yearn pine yen languish Related Terms long die longing pining

2. ache [ v ] feel physical pain
Examples: "Were you hurting after the accident?"

Used in print:

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

Pensive , introspective , he ached .

Synonyms ache suffer hurt Related Terms perceive prick kill catch twinge injury sick_person

3. ache [ v ] desire strongly or persistently

Used in print:

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

They were poems in a strange language , of which he could barely touch a meaning - enough to make his being ache with the desire for the fullness he sensed there .

Synonyms long ache hanker pine yen languish yearn Related Terms desire miss die longing hankering longer

4. ache [ v ] be the source of pain

Used in print:

(Marian Nester, "New Methods of Parapsychology"...)

`` I feel cold '' , the medium says , or `` My leg aches '' , `` My head is heavy '' .

(Thomas B. Dewey, Hunter at Large....)

By the time he reached the edge of the_pit he was panting and his shoulder and back ached under the drag of the dead weight .

Synonyms hurt ache smart Related Terms cause_to_be_perceived bite throb burn itch shoot hunger thirst act_up distress smart

5. ache [ n ] a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

Used in print:

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

The wraith-like events of the last few days flooded David 's mind and he rubbed his unshaved chin and felt again the ache in his kidneys caused by his saddle odyssey from Boston .

Synonyms ache aching Related Terms pain headache stomachache toothache earache backache hurt

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