verb (used without object), ached, ach·ing.
Origin of ache
Examples from the Web for ached
I knew her—she was one of the ladies who invited me to tea because she ached to have children in her life.
I know in truth it holds Sweet peace for me—the peace that thirty years My veins have ached for.The Mortal Gods and Other Plays|Olive Tilford Dargan
His heart went out to that little household; and when he saw Jenny, it ached for that young man downstairs.The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.]|Richard Le Gallienne
He ached in every unaccustomed muscle bent to toil when he strode up the hill at dusk, his day's work over.A Man's Hearth|Eleanor M. Ingram