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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 groan /ˈgron/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 groan v. i. [imp. & p. p. Groaned p. pr. & vb. n. Groaning.]
 1. To give forth a low, moaning sound in breathing; to utter a groan, as in pain, in sorrow, or in derision; to moan.
    For we . . . do groan, being burdened.   --2 Cor. v. 4.
    He heard the groaning of the oak.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. To strive after earnestly, as with groans.
 Nothing but holy, pure, and clear,
 Or that which groaneth to be so.   --Herbert.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Groan, v. t. To affect by groans.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Groan, n. A low, moaning sound; usually, a deep, mournful sound uttered in pain or great distress; sometimes, an expression of strong disapprobation; as, the remark was received with groans.
    Such groans of roaring wind and rain.   --Shak.
    The wretched animal heaved forth such groans.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an utterance expressing pain or disapproval [syn: moan]
      v : indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; "The students
          groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets";
          "The ancient door soughed when opened" [syn: moan, sough]