Grieve

Definition of Grieve

Pronunciation: grēv
n.1.A manager of a farm, or overseer of any work; a reeve; a manorial bailiff.
Their children were horsewhipped by the grieve.
- Sir W. Scott.
v. t.1.To occasion grief to; to wound the sensibilities of; to make sorrowful; to cause to suffer; to afflict; to hurt; to try.
[imp. & p. p. Grieved ; p. pr. & vb. n. Grieving.]
Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God.
- Eph. iv. 30.
The maidens grieved themselves at my concern.
- Cowper,
2.To sorrow over; as, to grieve one's fate.
v. i.1.To feel grief; to be in pain of mind on account of an evil; to sorrow; to mourn; - often followed by at, for, or over.
Do not you grieve at this.
- Shak.

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