Meaning of “console” in the English Dictionary

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consoleverb [ T ]

us /kənˈsoʊl/

console verb [ T ] (COMFORT)

to give comfort and sympathy to someone who is sad or disappointed:

The boys consoled one another after their team’s first defeat.

consolenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑn·soʊl/

console noun [ C ] (CONTROLS)

a special area containing a set of controls for electric equipment, esp. on an aircraft or boat:

The jet’s console contains dozens of dials, meters, and switches.

A console is also a cabinet that sits on the floor and contains an electrical unit such as a television.

(Definition of “console” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)