- Word Combinations (verb), Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||consoled, consoles, consoling
||to give comfort in time of loss, defeat, or suffering; relieve grief or disappointment; give solace to.
Nothing could console him after his wife died.Although I didn't win, finishing second consoled me somewhat.
- comfort, solace
- similar words:
- assuage, calm, cheer, encourage, hearten, pacify, reassure, soothe, sustain
||alleviate, pity, succor
||consolable (adj.), consolatory (adj.), consolingly (adv.), consoler (n.)