ache 高中必修500 全国卷频次:4 教材出处:译林版必修B2U2
n.&v. aches 0 aching 1 ached 0
My hands started to ache as I turned the heavy metal wheels.
You can sit down to rest your aching legs.
aches and pains 痛苦；不适；各种各样的病痛
stomach ache 胃疼
ache for 想念，渴望
tooth ache 牙痛
ache all over 全身疼痛
ache / eik /
1. [V] to feel a continuous dull pain
SYN hurt :
I’m aching all over.
Her eyes ached from lack of sleep.
(figurative) It makes my heart ache (= it makes me sad) to see her suffer.
⇨ note at hurt
2. ~ for sb / sth (formal) to have a strong desire for sb / sth or to do sth
SYN long :
▪ [V] I was aching for home.
▪ [V to inf] He ached to see her.
(often in compounds 常构成复合词) a continuous feeling of pain in a part of the body
Mummy, I’ve got a tummy ache.
Muscular aches and pains can be soothed by a relaxing massage.
(figurative) an ache in my heart (= a continuous sad feeling)
⇨ see also achy , bellyache , heartache
His feet were aching from standing so long.
► see thesaurus at hurt
2 to want to do or have something very much 渴望
I’m aching for sleep.
ache to do something
He ached to reach out and hold her close.
3 to have a strong unhappy feeling 感到痛苦
Sarah ached with sadness that her brother was so ill.
Tim’s heart was aching for her.
Related topics: Illness & disability
ache2 ●○○ noun [countable] 1 a continuous pain that is not sharp or very strong 〔持续的〕隐痛
a stomach ache
A dull ache throbbed at the back of David’s head.
aches and pains (=slight feelings of pain that are not considered to be serious) 轻微疼痛
Apart from the usual aches and pains, she felt all right.
► see thesaurus at pain
2 a strong, mostly unhappy, feeling 〔心中的〕苦痛，痛苦
the ache of his loneliness
I’m feeling tired and achy.
Origin ache1 Old English acan
1.VERB 动词（持续并较强烈地）疼痛 If you ache or a part of your body aches, you feel a steady, fairly strong pain.
Her head was throbbing and she ached all over…
My leg still aches when I sit down…
The weary walkers soothed their aching feet in the sea.
2.N-COUNT 可数名词See also:backache;headache;heartache;stomach ache;（身体某部位持续且较强烈的)疼痛 An ache is a steady, fairly strong pain in a part of your body.
【搭配模式】：usu with supp
You feel nausea and aches in your muscles…
Poor posture can cause neck ache, headaches and breathing problems.
3.VERB 动词渴望（且因得不到而痛苦） If you ache for something or your heart aches, you want something very much, and feel very unhappy because you cannot have it.
【语法信息】：V for n
【搭配模式】：N for n
She still ached for the lost intimacy and sexual contact of marriage…
But Spain was a country aching to get away from its past…
It was quite an achievement to keep smiling when his heart must have been aching.
Ache is also a noun.
You also feel an overwhelming ache for support from others which you cannot put into words.
4.PHRASE 短语（泛指较轻微的）身体疼痛 You can use aches and pains to refer in a general way to any minor pains that you feel in your body.
It seems to ease all the aches and pains of a hectic and tiring day.
aches; ached; aching [no object] 1
: to produce a dull continuous pain : to hurt in a way that is constant but not severe（持续地）隐痛，疼痛
Her muscles were aching from shoveling snow.
After running the marathon, his body ached for a week.
The candy’s so sweet that it makes my teeth ache.
— often used figuratively常用作比喻
His heart ached [=he felt sad and sorry] for the children begging on the streets.
: to want or desire something or someone very much渴望；盼望 — often + for
After years of war, most people are aching [=longing, yearning] for peace.
Her heart ached for him.
— often followed by to + verb常接动词不定式
I’ve been aching to see you.
2 ache /ˈeɪk/ noun
plural aches [count] : a pain that is not sharp but continues for a long time（持续的）隐痛，疼痛
He had a dull ache in his back from lifting boxes all day.
— often used in combination with parts of the body常与表示身体部位的词组合构成合成词使用
— often used figuratively常用作比喻
She looked through the old pictures with a dull ache in her heart.
◊ Aches and pains are many small pains that happen at the same time and make people feel uncomfortable.周身不适；浑身酸痛
Symptoms of the flu include fever, general aches and pains, and sore throat.
the many aches and pains of old age
— achy /ˈeɪki/ adjective achier; achiest
My feet are tired and achy from walking all day.