Definition for ACHE

ACHE, v.i. [ake; Sax. ace, ece; Gr. αχεω, to ache or be in pain; αχος, pain. The primary sense is, to be pressed. Perhaps the Oriental עוק, to press.]

  1. To suffer pain; to have or be in pain, or in continued pain; as, the head aches.
  2. To suffer grief, or extreme grief; to be distressed; as, the heart aches.

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