begrudge definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To envy the ownership or pleasure of: She begrudged him their childhood. See Synonyms at envy.
    • to provide or expend with reluctance: begrudged every penny invested.
    • To grudge; to envy the possession of.
    • To envy the control or satisfaction of: She begrudged him their youth. See Synonyms at envy.
    • To give or expend with reluctance: begrudged every penny invested.
    • To grudge; to envy the possession of.
  • verb:
    • becoming reluctant
    • to provide reluctantly.
    • To be envious or covetous.
    • desire ill or allow unwillingly
    • be envious of; set the center on
    • becoming hesitant
    • to offer reluctantly.
    • to-be envious or covetous.
    • wish ill or allow unwillingly
    • be jealous of; set one's heart on
  • others:
    • To grudge; jealousy the control of.
    • To grudge; envy the control of.

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