sympathize :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

sympathize

sim puh thahyz

  • v  share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
  • v  be understanding of
  • v  to feel or express sympathy or compassion

  • I sympathize with the parents.
  • So long as the peaceful Chinese in Malaya sympathize with the Communist guerrillas in the jungle, and even actually help them, peace is something that the sword alone cannot.
  • Anyone who's ever endured summer in Washington should sympathize with a President's urge to escape the capital for a week (or four).
News & Articles

  • WWE Payback 2013 Results: Del Rio Beats Ziggler for World Title, Turns Heel?
    Del Rio worked over Dolph Ziggler as the story of the match was Del Rio taking advantage of Ziggler's concussion.  Del Rio got in repeated blows to the had on Ziggler as Ziggler continued to sell his concussion-related injuries.  Big E. Langston was thrown out for shoving Del Rio.  Back in the ring, Del Rio connected with an inzuigiri.  The announcers begun to sympathize with Ziggler as the fans ...
    June 17, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Illegal immigrants broke the law
    Re Jose Machado’s June 12 letter, Historic opportunity for Rubio: Sen. Marco Rubio is doing exactly what is expected of a U.S. senator — upholding the laws of this country, which is not betrayal. While I sympathize with Machado’s plight, the fact is that his mother was deported for violating these laws. The blame for his subsequent hardships lays solely on her and her decision to ignore laws ...
    June 14, 2013 - Miami Herald
  • BART Wants State Mediator To Help Move Labor Talks Along
    After watching this video, some commuters might sympathize with BART workers, perhaps even understand why they're asking for a 23 percent pay hike over the next three years. But BART manageme...
    June 12, 2013 - SF Weekly Blogs
Quotes

  • Tony Blair in Los Angeles Times
    I sympathize with the people who were against it for perfectly good reasons and who are against it now,Blair said. "But for me, you know, in the end I had to take the decision."
  • President Bush in Washington Post
    On the controversy over the Justice Department's firing of eight federal prosecutors, Bush said: "I have to admit we really blew the way we let those attorneys go. You know you've lost it when people sympathize with lawyers."

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.