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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grieve mean? 

GRIEVE (verb)
  The verb GRIEVE has 2 senses:

1. feel grief; eat one's heart out
2. cause to feel sorrow

  Familiarity information: GRIEVE used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GRIEVE (verb)

Sense 1grieve [BACK TO TOP]


Feel grief; eat one's heart out

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling


grieve; sorrow

Hypernyms (to "grieve" is one way to...):

suffer (endure (emotional pain))

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "grieve"):

mourn (feel sadness)

compassionate; condole with; feel for; pity; sympathize with (share the suffering of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue grieve

Sense 2grieve [BACK TO TOP]


Cause to feel sorrow

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling


aggrieve; grieve

Context example:

his behavior grieves his mother

Hypernyms (to "grieve" is one way to...):

afflict (cause great unhappiness for; distress)


grieve; sorrow (feel grief; eat one's heart out)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s somebody

Sentence example:

The bad news will grieve him

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