grieve

verb

Dialects

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Origin

Middle English (also in the sense ‘harm, oppress’): from Old French grever ‘burden, encumber’, based on Latin gravare, from gravis ‘heavy, grave’ (see grave).

Pronunciation

  • grieve /ɡriːv/