Pronunciation Verb

ache (aches, present participle aching; past ached, past participle ached)

  1. (intransitive) To suffer pain; to be the source of, or be in, pain, especially continued dull pain; to be distressed.
    • circa 1593 Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene V:
      Fie, how my bones ache!
  2. (transitive, literary, rare) To cause someone or something to suffer pain.
Translations Noun

ache (plural aches)

  1. Continued dull pain, as distinguished from sudden twinges, or spasmodic pain.
    • circa 1610 Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act I, Scene II:
      Fill all thy bones with aches.
Translations Pronunciation Noun

ache (plural aches)

  1. (obsolete) parsley
Pronunciation Noun

ache (plural aches)

  1. Rare spelling of aitch#English|aitch.

Proper noun
  1. A language spoken by the Yi people of South-Western China.

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