Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sympathise

3 senses of sympathise

Sense 1
sympathize, sympathise -- (share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of)
       => feel, experience -- (undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret")

Sense 2
commiserate, sympathize, sympathise -- (to feel or express sympathy or compassion)
       => feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with -- (share the suffering of)

Sense 3
sympathize, sympathise, empathize, empathise, understand -- (be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!")

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