Definition of empathize:
Synonyms for empathize:
translate, understand, interpret, relate to, take pity on someone, extend/offer your sympathy/sympathies, see, sympathize, relate, read, empathise, feel sorry for someone, identify, realize, make encouraging/sympathetic etc. noises, same, realise, infer, sympathise.
- agree (part of speech: verb)
- pity (part of speech: verb)
- "Duel on Syrtis", Poul William Anderson.
- "Breaking Point", James E. Gunn.
Nobly and decadently, he had spent many years chasing lurid themes and nasty girls merely because he, from personal experience, could empathize with innocence being snatched away by the hungry wolves of this world- or rather, the more complex commonality of not really being snatched by those fangs, but innocence, in the form of a thigh, being eagerly given to the waylaying wolves so that the whole body could survive.- "An Apostate: Nawin of Thais", Steven Sills.