To experience or express compassion
To understand or be sensitive to another's feelings or ideas
To associate or affiliate oneself closely with a person or group
Look, I can sympathize with you, but there's nothing I can do, at least not yet.
She thought: "If I seem not to notice he will think that I do not sympathize with him; if I seem sad and out of spirits myself, he will say (as he has done before) that I'm in the dumps."
"My dear friend?" said she, in a tone of pathetic inquiry, prepared to sympathize in any way.
It was as if Prince Andrew would have liked to sympathize with what Pierre was saying, but could not.
Palmerston sympathized, or was supposed to sympathize, openly with the revolutionary party abroad.