Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “ache”

See all translations

ache

verb [I]
 
 
/eɪk/
B2 If a part of your body aches, it is painful: My legs ache after all that exercise.Pain and painful
Translations of “ache”
in Korean 계속해서 아프다…
in Arabic يَتَألّم ألَما مُتَواصِلا…
in French brûler de…
in Turkish ağrımak…
in Italian dolere, far male…
in Chinese (Traditional) (持續的)疼痛,隱痛…
in Russian болеть…
in Polish boleć…
in Spanish ansiar, morirse por…
in Portuguese doer…
in German brennen auf…
in Catalan fer mal…
in Japanese (持続的に)痛む, うずく…
in Chinese (Simplified) (持续的)疼痛,隐痛…
(Definition of ache verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “ache”

Definitions of “ache” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More