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Definition of console verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they console
    he / she / it consoles
    past simple consoled
    -ing form consoling
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  1. 1to give comfort or sympathy to someone who is unhappy or disappointed synonym comfort
  2. 2 console somebody/yourself Nothing could console him when his wife died. She put a consoling arm around his shoulders. console somebody/yourself with something Console yourself with the thought that you did your best. console somebody/yourself that… I didn't like lying but I consoled myself that it was for a good cause. console somebody + speech “Never mind,” Anne consoled her.
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