pine away - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theypine away
he/she/itpines away
present participlepining away
past tensepined away
past participlepined away
  1. same as pine2

    The dog pined away when its owner died.

    pine away for:

    I spent seven long days pining away for home.

See also main entry: pine