browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
grieve

more about grieve

grieve


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grieve  \Grieve\  (gr[=e]v),  Greeve  \Greeve\,  n.  [AS.  ger[=e]fa. 
  Cf  {Reeve}  an  officer.] 
  A  manager  of  a  farm,  or  overseer  of  any  work  a  reeve;  a 
  manorial  bailiff.  [Scot.] 
 
  Their  children  were  horsewhipped  by  the  grieve.  --Sir 
  W.  Scott. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grieve  \Grieve\  (gr[=e]v),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Grieved};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Grieving}.]  [OE.  greven,  OF  grever,  fr  L.  gravare 
  to  burden,  oppress,  fr  gravis  heavy.  See  {Grief.}] 
  1.  To  occasion  grief  to  to  wound  the  sensibilities  of  to 
  make  sorrowful;  to  cause  to  suffer;  to  afflict;  to  hurt; 
  to  try 
 
  Grieve  not  the  Holy  Spirit  of  God.  --Eph.  iv  30. 
 
  The  maidens  grieved  themselves  at  my  concern. 
  --Cowper, 
 
  2.  To  sorrow  over  as  to  grieve  one's  fate.  [R.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grieve  \Grieve\,  v.  i. 
  To  feel  grief;  to  be  in  pain  of  mind  on  account  of  an  evil; 
  to  sorrow;  to  mourn;  --  often  followed  by  at  for  or  over 
 
  Do  not  you  grieve  at  this  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grieve 
  v  1:  feel  grief;  eat  one's  heart  out  [syn:  {sorrow}] 
  2:  break  the  heart  of  cause  to  feel  sorrow  [syn:  {aggrieve}] 




more about grieve