Grieve meaning

grēv
To cause to be sorrowful; distress.

It grieves me to see you in such pain.

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The definition of grieve is to feel pain or sadness as a result of a loss, or to cause pain or stress to someone.

An example of greive is what you do and how you feel after a loved one dies.

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To experience or express grief.
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To feel deep, acute sorrow or distress; mourn.
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(archaic) To hurt or harm.
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(archaic) To harm; injure.
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(archaic) To harm.
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(chiefly Scotland) A manager or steward, e.g. of a farm.
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To cause to feel grief; afflict with deep, acute sorrow or distress.
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To challenge (some action, decision, etc. of management) by filing and pursuing a grievance.
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To grieve some action, decision, etc. of management.
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To cause sorrow or distress to.
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To feel very sad about; to mourn; to sorrow for.

To grieve one's fate.

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(intransitive) To experience grief.
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To submit or file a grievance.
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To mourn or sorrow for.

We grieved the death of our pastor.

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To file an official or formal grievance on account of (an actual or perceived injustice).
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Origin of grieve

  • Middle English greven from Old French grever to harm from Latin gravāre to burden from gravis heavy gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the conjugated forms of Old French grever (“to burden”), from Latin gravō, from adjective gravis (“grave”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old English grœfa.

    From Wiktionary