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grudge

 (grŭj)
tr.v. grudged, grudg·ing, grudg·es
1. To be reluctant to give or admit: even grudged the tuition money.
2. To resent for having; begrudge: grudged him his good ways with the children.
n.
A deep-seated feeling of resentment or rancor: bears a grudge about the accident.

[Middle English gruggen, grucchen, to grumble, complain, from Old French grouchier.]

grudg′er n.

grudge

(ɡrʌdʒ)
n
1. a persistent feeling of resentment, esp one due to some cause, such as an insult or injury
2. (modifier) planned or carried out in order to settle a grudge: a grudge fight.
vb
3. (tr) to give or allow unwillingly
4. to feel resentful or envious about (someone else's success, possessions, etc)
[C15: from Old French grouchier to grumble, probably of Germanic origin; compare Old High German grunnizōn to grunt]
ˈgrudgeless adj
ˈgrudger n
ˈgrudging adj
ˈgrudgingly adv

grudge

(grʌdʒ)

n., v. grudged, grudg•ing. n.
1. a feeling of ill will or resentment because of some real or fancied wrong.
v.t.
2. to give or permit with reluctance: They grudged us every day we were away.
3. to resent the good fortune of (another); begrudge.
v.i.
4. Obs. to feel dissatisfaction or ill will.
[1400–50; < Old French gro(u)c(h)ier < Germanic.; compare Middle High German grogezen to complain, cry out]

grudge


Past participle: grudged
Gerund: grudging

Imperative
grudge
grudge
Present
I grudge
you grudge
he/she/it grudges
we grudge
you grudge
they grudge
Preterite
I grudged
you grudged
he/she/it grudged
we grudged
you grudged
they grudged
Present Continuous
I am grudging
you are grudging
he/she/it is grudging
we are grudging
you are grudging
they are grudging
Present Perfect
I have grudged
you have grudged
he/she/it has grudged
we have grudged
you have grudged
they have grudged
Past Continuous
I was grudging
you were grudging
he/she/it was grudging
we were grudging
you were grudging
they were grudging
Past Perfect
I had grudged
you had grudged
he/she/it had grudged
we had grudged
you had grudged
they had grudged
Future
I will grudge
you will grudge
he/she/it will grudge
we will grudge
you will grudge
they will grudge
Future Perfect
I will have grudged
you will have grudged
he/she/it will have grudged
we will have grudged
you will have grudged
they will have grudged
Future Continuous
I will be grudging
you will be grudging
he/she/it will be grudging
we will be grudging
you will be grudging
they will be grudging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been grudging
you have been grudging
he/she/it has been grudging
we have been grudging
you have been grudging
they have been grudging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been grudging
you will have been grudging
he/she/it will have been grudging
we will have been grudging
you will have been grudging
they will have been grudging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been grudging
you had been grudging
he/she/it had been grudging
we had been grudging
you had been grudging
they had been grudging
Conditional
I would grudge
you would grudge
he/she/it would grudge
we would grudge
you would grudge
they would grudge
Past Conditional
I would have grudged
you would have grudged
he/she/it would have grudged
we would have grudged
you would have grudged
they would have grudged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grudge - a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a grudge"; "settling a score"
bitterness, rancor, rancour, resentment, gall - a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
Verb1.grudge - bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings
resent - feel bitter or indignant about; "She resents being paid less than her co-workers"
2.grudge - accept or admit unwillingly

grudge

verb
1. resent, mind, envy, covet, begrudge Few seem to grudge him his good fortune.
resent welcome, be glad for

grudge

verb
To feel envy towards or for:
Translations
حِقْد، ضَغينَهضَغينَةيَتَذَمَّر، يَبْخَل علىيحْقِد، يُنْكِر على
nepřátodporzášťzaujatostzávidět
naguviljemisunde
kauna
zamjerka
irigyelsajnál
öfunda, hafa horn í síîuóvildtelja/sjá eftir, geta ekki unnt e-m e-s
恨み
원한
gailėtinenoromisnenoromis duodamaspagiežašykščiai
nenovēlētnenovīdībanoskaustskaust
invidie
nedopriať
zamerazameritizavidati
hysa agg
ความไม่เต็มใจ
çok görmekesirgemekgarezgıpta etmekhınç
sự oán giận

grudge

[grʌdʒ]
A. Nresentimiento m, rencor m (against a) to bear sb a grudge; have a grudge against sbguardar rencor a algn
B. VT
1. (= give unwillingly) → dar de mala gana
to grudge sb sthdar algo a algn a regañadientes
2. (= envy) → envidiar
I don't grudge you your successno te envidio el éxito
he grudges us our pleasuresmira con malos ojos nuestros placeres
3. (= resent) to grudge doing sthhacer algo de mala gana
C. CPD grudge match N (Sport) → enfrentamiento m entre antagonistas, enfrentamiento m entre rivales inconciliables (fig) → enfrentamiento m personal

grudge

[ˈgrʌdʒ]
nrancune f
a disabled man with a grudge against society → un handicapé qui en veut à la société
to bear a grudge → garder rancune
I don't bear a grudge → Je ne garde pas rancune.
to bear sb a grudge, to bear a grudge against sb → garder rancune à qn, en vouloir à qn
to have a grudge against sb → garder rancune à qn, en vouloir à qn
vt
to grudge sb sth (= be loath to give) → donner qch à qn à contre-cœur (= resent the fact that sb has) → reprocher à qn qch, en vouloir à qn de qchgrudge match nmatch m à couteaux tirés

grudge

nGroll m(against gegen); to bear somebody a grudge, to have a grudge against somebodyjdm böse sein, jdm grollen, einen Groll gegen jdn hegen (geh); I bear him no grudgeich trage ihm das nicht nach, ich nehme ihm das nicht übel; to bear grudgesnachtragend sein; to settle a grudgeeine alte Rechnung begleichen
vt to grudge somebody somethingjdm etw nicht gönnen, jdm etw neiden (geh); I don’t grudge you your successich gönne Ihnen Ihren Erfolg; to grudge doing somethingetw äußerst ungern tun, etw mit Widerwillen tun; I don’t grudge doing ites macht mir nichts aus, das zu tun; I grudge spending money/time on ites widerstrebt mir or es geht mir gegen den Strich, dafür Geld auszugeben/Zeit aufzuwenden; I don’t grudge the money/timees geht mir nichts ums Geld/um die Zeit; I do grudge the money/time for things like thatdas Geld/meine Zeit für solche Dinge tut mir leid

grudge

[grʌdʒ]
1. n grudge (against)risentimento (verso), rancore m (verso)
to bear a grudge against sb → portare or serbare rancore a qn
2. vt to grudge sb sth (money) → dare qc a qn malvolentieri or a malincuore
it's not the money I grudge, but the time → non me la prendo per i soldi ma per il tempo
I don't grudge you your success → non t'invidio il tuo successo
to grudge doing sth → fare qc malvolentieri or a malincuore

grudge

(gradʒ) verb
1. to be unwilling to do, give etc; to do, give etc unwillingly. I grudge wasting time on this, but I suppose I'll have to do it; She grudges the dog even the little food she gives it.
2. to feel resentment against (someone) for. I grudge him his success.
noun
a feeling of anger etc. He has a grudge against me.
ˈgrudging adjective
said, done etc unwillingly. grudging admiration.
ˈgrudgingly adverb

grudge

ضَغينَة zášť nag Groll μνησικακία rencilla, rencor kauna rancune zamjerka rancore 恨み 원한 wrok nag uraza rancor обида hysa agg ความไม่เต็มใจ kin sự oán giận 不满
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This being so, to remain in ignorance of the enemy's condition simply because one grudges the outlay of a hundred ounces of silver in honors and emoluments, is the height of inhumanity.
The first night they took up their inn at Nottingham Town, yet they did not go to pay their duty to the Sheriff, for his worship bore many a bitter grudge against Robin Hood, which grudges had not been lessened by Robin's rise in the world.
Ah, people often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
At the same time I felt a little jealousy, a little grudge, that any one else should love them as well as I, and if the poem had not been so beautiful I should have hated the poet for trespassing on my ground.
He was such a sharp landlord, that he could hardly find any but bankrupt tenants; and such a close farmer, as to grudge almost the seed to the ground, whereupon revengeful Nature grudged him the crops which she granted to more liberal husbandmen.
Besides that I owe him a grudge on that account, he thwarts me at this minute, and stands between me and an end which might otherwise prove a golden one to us all.
He looked up kind of like he hoped some of us could mention somebody that could have a grudge against that harmless no-account, but of course it warn't no use--he HAD us; we couldn't say a word.
He divided the one thousand pounds that remained between Passepartout and the unfortunate Fix, against whom he cherished no grudge.
But don't you bear him a grudge for ill-treating some one in particular?
Yet Kwaque bore no grudge against Michael, and was himself so interested in his lord's welfare and comfort--this lord who had saved his life that terrible day on King William Island from the two grief-stricken pig-owners--that he cherished Michael for his lord's sake.
Noble thou feelest thyself still, and noble others also feel thee still, though they bear thee a grudge and cast evil looks.
And having, whether he liked or not, taken up for himself the position of an independent man, he carried it off with great tact and good sense, behaving as though he bore no grudge against anyone, did not regard himself as injured in any way, and cared for nothing but to be left alone since he was enjoying himself.