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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To envy the possession or enjoyment of: She begrudged him his youth. See Synonyms at envy.
  • transitive v. To give or expend with reluctance: begrudged every penny spent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To be reluctant
  • v. to give reluctantly.
  • v. To be envious or covetous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To grudge; to envy the possession of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To grudge; envy the possession of.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. wish ill or allow unwillingly
  • v. be envious of; set one's heart on

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