ETYM Old Eng. ache, AS. aece, ece, from acan to ache. Related to Ache.
A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain; SYN. aching.
1. To be the source of pain; SYN. smart, hurt.
2. Have a desire for something or someone who is not present
3. Be the source of pain
(Irregular preterit, past participle: hurt).
1. To cause damage or affect negatively; SYN. injure.
2. To feel pain; SYN. ache, suffer.
3. To give trouble or pain to.
4. To hurt the feelings of; SYN. wound, injure, offend, spite.