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ache for

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ache for

  1. 1 to have sympathy for I ache for those people who have to spend the holidays alone Synonyms pity (for), bleed (for), commiserate (with), compassionate, condole (with), feel (for), sympathize (with), yearn (over)Related Words care (for); grieve (for), sorrow (for); love; empathize (with), identify (with); tolerate, understandNear Antonyms disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; dislike, hate, scorn

  2. 2 to have an earnest wish to own or enjoy aching for some quiet time to himself Synonyms desire (for), covet, crave, desiderate, die (for), hanker (for or after), hunger (for), itch (for), jones (for) [slang], long (for), lust (for or after), pant (after), pine (for), repine (for), salivate (for), sigh (for), thirst (for), want, wish (for), yearn (for), yen (for)Related Words spoil (for); adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, love, relish, revel (in); favor, prefer; admire, appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, valueNear Antonyms abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; decline, refuse, reject, spurn


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