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1. grieve

verb. ['ˈgriːv'] feel grief.

Synonyms

  • mourn
  • suffer
  • compassionate
  • condole with
  • sympathize with
  • feel for
  • pity

Antonyms

  • joy
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • be full

Etymology

  • grever (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gravare (Latin)
  • grœfa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Grieve

  • preconceive
  • misconceive
  • satanjeev
  • misperceive
  • disbelieve
  • vancleve
  • tel-aviv
  • maharive
  • interweave
  • interleave
  • sanjiv
  • retrieve
  • reprieve
  • mccleave
  • conceive
  • relieve
  • receive
  • rajiv
  • perceive
  • laneve
  • geneve
  • deceive
  • believe
  • stieve
  • steve
  • sleeve
  • shreve
  • shreeve
  • naive
  • kleve

Example sentences of the word grieve


1. Verb, base form
Stay in the moment with her and allow her to grieve.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
While some people grieve for a few days or weeks, others grieve for years.

Quotes containing the word grieve


1. Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
- Henry Van Dyke

2. Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat.
- Russell Crowe

3. Time is Too Slow for those who Wait, Too Swift for those who Fear, Too Long for those who Grieve, Too Short for those who Rejoice; But for those who Love, Time is not.
- Henry Van Dyke, Music and Other Poems

2. grieve

verb. ['ˈgriːv'] cause to feel sorrow.

Synonyms

  • aggrieve
  • afflict

Antonyms

  • enjoy
  • better
  • merciless

Etymology

  • grever (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gravare (Latin)
  • grœfa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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