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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To offer comfort or aid in an attempt to lessen sadness or trouble.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To offer comfort or aid in an attempt to lessen sadness or trouble. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Panel containing controls.

Usage examples (33)
  • Pete did his best to console his wife after she lost her job.
  • Verb (used with object), : Only his children could console him when his wife died
  • I would agree with you, but the console is the medium, not the cutscene.
  • Less companies in console business = less competition. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''console" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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