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con·sole 1

 (kən-sōl′)
tr.v. con·soled, con·sol·ing, con·soles
To allay the sorrow or grief of (someone). See Synonyms at comfort.

[French consoler, from Old French, from Latin cōnsōlārī : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + sōlārī, to comfort.]

con·sol′a·ble adj.
con·so′la·to′ry (-sō′lə-tôr′ē, -sŏl′ə-) adj.
con·sol′er n.
con·sol′ing·ly adv.

con·sole 2

 (kŏn′sōl′)
n.
1.
a. A central control panel for a mechanical, electrical, or electronic system.
b. Computers The keyboard and monitor, considered as a unit by which a user provides input and receives output from a central processing unit.
c. An instrument panel.
d. A computer system designed to play a specific format of video game using special controllers and a separate display, such as a television.
2. Music The desklike part of an organ that contains the keyboard, stops, and pedals.
3. A small storage compartment mounted between bucket seats in an automobile.
4. A small, freestanding cabinet, especially one housing a television or stereo equipment.
5. An often scroll-shaped bracket used for decoration or for supporting a projecting member, such as a cornice or shelf.
6. A console table.

[French, perhaps short for consolider, to strengthen, from Latin cōnsolidāre; see consolidate.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consolable - able to be consoled
disconsolate, inconsolable, unconsolable - sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled; "inconsolable when her son died"
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