A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /eɪk/
    • /eɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /eɪk/

Definitions of aches word

  • noun aches Plural form of ache. 1
  • noun aches plural of ache. 0
  • verb aches third-person singular simple present indicative form of ache. 0

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Parts of speech for Aches


aches popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for aches

noun aches

  • pains — physical suffering or distress, as due to injury, illness, etc.
  • pangs — a sudden feeling of mental or emotional distress or longing: a pang of remorse; a pang of desire.
  • throes — a violent spasm or pang; paroxysm.

verb aches

  • longs — having considerable linear extent in space: a long distance; a long handle.
  • wants — to feel a need or a desire for; wish for: to want one's dinner; always wanting something new.
  • wishes — to want; desire; long for (usually followed by an infinitive or a clause): I wish to travel. I wish that it were morning.
  • burns — Robert. 1759–96, Scottish lyric poet. His verse, written mostly in dialect, includes love songs, nature poetry, and satires. Auld Lang Syne and Tam o' Shanter are among his best known poems
  • pines — Archaic. painful longing.

Antonyms for aches

noun aches

  • healths — the general condition of the body or mind with reference to soundness and vigor: good health; poor health.

verb aches

  • aids — AIDS is a disease which destroys the natural system of protection that the body has against other diseases. AIDS is an abbreviation for 'acquired immune deficiency syndrome'.

Top questions with aches

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