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Console

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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con=sole

CIDE DICTIONARY

Consolev. t. [L. consolari,. p. p. consolatus; con- + solari to console, comfort: cf. F. consoler. See Solace.].
     To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe.  [1913 Webster]
    "And empty heads console with empty sound."  [1913 Webster]
    "I am much consoled by the reflection that the religion of Christ has been attacked in vain by all the wits and philosophers, and its triumph has been complete."
Syn. -- To comfort; solace; soothe; cheer; sustain; encourage; support. See Comfort.
Consolen. [F.].
  •  A bracket whose projection is not more than half its height.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The keyboard and monitor of a computer considered together.  [GG]
  •  The controlling portion of an electrical, electronic, or mechanical device or system, from which the operator may observe the state of the system as indicated by gauges or on some form of display{n3}, and may direct or control the action of the system.  [GG]
  •  the desklike controlling unit of an organ containing the keyboard, pedals, stops, etc. by means of which the organ is played.  [PJC]
  •  a home entertainment device such as a television, radio, phonograph, CD player, or combination of these, designed as a piece of furniture, to stand on the floor rather than on a table or in a separate cabinet; -- also used attributively in the phrase console model.  [PJC]
Console table, a table whose top is supported by two or more consoles instead of legs.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Console, v.tr. comfort, esp. in grief or disappointment.

Usage
Often confused with condole.
Derivative
consolable adj. consoler n. consolingly adv.
Console, n.
1 a panel or unit accommodating a set of switches, controls, etc.
2 a cabinet for television or radio equipment etc.
3 Mus. a cabinet with the keyboards, stops, pedals, etc., of an organ.
4 an ornamented bracket supporting a shelf etc.

Idiom
console table a table supported by a bracket against a wall.
Etymology
F, perh. f. consolider (as consolidate)

THESAURUS

Console

animate, assuage, assure, bear up, buck up, cabinet, calm, chassis, cheer, cheer up, choir, claviature, comfort, commiserate, condole with, control desk, control panel, ease, echo, eighty-eight, encourage, express sympathy for, feel with, fingerboard, give comfort, graphic panel, great, grieve for, grieve with, hearten, housing, inspirit, ivories, jack field, keyboard, keys, manual, master control desk, mixer, organ manual, panelboard, pedals, piano keys, put at ease, radio, radio receiver, radio set, radio telescope, reassure, receiver, receiving set, relieve, set, set at ease, solace, solo, soothe, sorrow with, speak soothing words, swell, sympathize with, tranquilize, upraise, weep for, weep with, wireless, wireless set

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Console

Relief

VB relieve, ease, alleviate, mitigate, palliate, soothe, salve, soften, soften down, foment, stupe, poultice, assuage, allay, cheer, comfort, console, enliven, encourage, bear up, pat on the back, give comfort, set at ease, gladden the heart, cheer the heart, inspirit, invigorate, remedy, cure, refresh, pour balm into, pour oil on, smooth the ruffled brow of care, temper the wind to the shorn lamb, lay the flattering unction to one's soul, disburden, take a load off one's chest, get a load off one's chest, take off a load of care, be relieved, breathe more freely, draw a long breath, take comfort, dry the tears, dry the eyes, wipe the tears, wipe the eyes.

Support

N support, ground, foundation, base, basis, terra firma, bearing, fulcrum, bait, caudex crib, point d'appui, pou sto, purchase footing, hold, locus standi, landing place, landing stage, stage, platform, block, rest, resting place, groundwork, substratum, riprap, sustentation, subvention, floor, supporter, aid, prop, stand, anvil, fulciment, cue rest, jigger, monkey, stay, shore, skid, rib, truss, bandage, sleeper, stirrup, stilts, shoe, sole, heel, splint, lap, bar, rod, boom, sprit, outrigger, ratlings, staff, stick, crutch, alpenstock, baton, staddle, bourdon, cowlstaff, lathi, mahlstick, post, pillar, shaft, thill, column, pilaster, pediment, pedicle, pedestal, plinth, shank, leg, socle, zocle, buttress, jamb, mullion, abutment, baluster, banister, stanchion, balustrade, headstone, upright, door post, jamb, door jamb, frame, framework, scaffold, skeleton, beam, rafter, girder, lintel, joist, travis, trave, corner stone, summer, transom, rung, round, step, sill, angle rafter, hip rafter, cantilever, modillion, crown post, king post, vertebra, columella, backbone, keystone, axle, axletree, axis, arch, mainstay, trunnion, pivot, rowlock, peg, tiebeam, thole pin, board, ledge, shelf, hob, bracket, trevet, trivet, arbor, rack, mantel, mantle piece, mantleshelf, slab, console, counter, dresser, flange, corbel, table, trestle, shoulder, perch, horse, easel, desk, clotheshorse, hatrack, retable, teapoy, seat, throne, dais, divan, musnud, chair, bench, form, stool, sofa, settee, stall, arm chair, easy chair, elbow chair, rocking chair, couch, fauteuil, woolsack, ottoman, settle, squab, bench, aparejo, faldstool, horn, long chair, long sleeve chair, morris chair, lamba chauki, lamba kursi, saddle, pannel, pillion, side saddle, pack saddle, pommel, bed, berth, pallet, tester, crib, cot, hammock, shakedown, trucklebed, cradle, litter, stretcher, bedstead, four poster, French bed, bunk, kip, palang, bedding, bichhona, mattress, paillasse, pillow, bolster, mat, rug, cushion, footstool, hassock, tabouret, tripod, monopod, Atlas, Persides, Atlantes, Caryatides, Hercules, supporting, supported, fundamental, dorsigerous, astride on, straddle.

Condolence

VB condole with, console, sympathize express pity, testify pity, afford consolation, supply consolation, lament with, express sympathy for, feel grief in common with, feel sorrow in common with, share one's sorrow.


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