Ache

All possible synonyms of the word Ache as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Ache, aching

Definition

  • a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

Synonyms

  • ache
  • aching

Hypernyms

  • pain, hurting: a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"

Hyponyms

  • toothache, odontalgia: an ache localized in or around a tooth
  • backache: an ache localized in the back
  • headache, head ache, cephalalgia: pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
  • stomachache, stomach ache, bellyache, gastralgia: an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region
  • earache, otalgia: an ache localized in the middle or inner ear

Ache, smart, hurt

Definition

  • be the source of pain

Synonyms

  • ache
  • smart
  • hurt

Hypernyms

  • cause to be perceived: have perceptible qualities

Hyponyms

  • bite, sting, burn: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
  • burn: feel hot or painful; "My eyes are burning"
  • itch: have or perceive an itch; "I'm itching--the air is so dry!"
  • hunger: feel the need to eat
  • thirst: feel the need to drink
  • act up: make itself felt as a recurring pain; "My arthritis is acting up again"
  • throb: pulsate or pound with abnormal force; "my head is throbbing"; "Her heart was throbbing"
  • shoot: cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"

Ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish

Definition

  • have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"

Synonyms

  • ache
  • yearn
  • yen
  • pine
  • languish

Hypernyms

  • hanker, long, yearn: desire strongly or persistently

Hyponyms

  • die: languish as with love or desire; "She dying for a cigarette"; "I was dying to leave"

Hurt, ache, suffer

Definition

  • feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"

Synonyms

  • hurt
  • ache
  • suffer

Hypernyms

  • perceive, comprehend: to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"

Hyponyms

  • catch, get: suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!"
  • twinge: feel a sudden sharp, local pain
  • prick, sting, twinge: cause a stinging pain; "The needle pricked his skin"
  • kill: be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing me!"

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