• Definition for "grieve"
    • To cause become sorrowful; distress: It grieves me…
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grieve definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause become sorrowful; distress: It grieves me to see you such pain.
    • To mourn or sorrow for: We grieved the loss of our pastor.
    • use Problem To lodge the official or formal grievance on account of (a real or understood injustice).
    • Archaic To hurt or hurt.
    • To occasion grief to; to wound the sensibilities of; to create sorrowful; resulting in to endure; to afflict; to harm; to test.
    • To sorrow over.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to see or express grief.
    • To feel grief; to stay pain of mind on account of an evil; to sorrow; to mourn; -- usually followed closely by at, for, or higher.
  • noun:
    • A governor of a town or province.
    • A manager or steward, e.g. of a farm.
    • A manager of a farm, or overseer of any work; a reeve; a manorial bailiff.
    • Another spelling of greeve.
  • verb:
    • resulting in sadness or stress.
    • To feel very sad about; to mourn; to sorrow for.
    • To experience grief.
    • To harm.
    • To submit or register a grievance.
    • cause to feel sorrow
    • experience grief
  • others:
    • To inflict mental pain or stress upon; trigger to experience; make sorrowful; afflict; aggrieve.
    • To vex; harass; oppress.
    • To sorrow over; deplore; lament.
    • To feel grief; take mental stress; sorrow; mourn: generally followed closely by at, for, about, or over.
    • Synonyms Mourn, etc. See lament, v. i.
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