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English definition of “console”

console

verb [T]     /kənˈsəʊl/ US  /-ˈsoʊl/
to make someone who is sad or disappointed feel better by giving them comfort or sympathy : He tried to console her, but she kept saying it was all her own fault . I tried to console her with a box of chocolates . I was consoling Liz on hav ing broken up with her boyfriend .Reassuring
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