Console means to comfort someone.(verb)
An example of console is visiting with a friend whose husband has just left her for another woman.
The definition of a console is a storage compartment or cabinet.(noun)
An example of console is where people store items in their car.
See console in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr, prob. contr. < consolateur, lit., one who consoles (see console); name for carved figures supporting cornices or as rails in choir stalls (sense development analogous to misericord, sense )
See console in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb con·soled, con·sol·ing, con·soles
Origin: French consoler
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin cōnsōlārī
Origin: : com-, intensive pref.; see com-
Origin: + sōlārī, to comfort.
Origin: , perhaps short for consolider, to strengthen
Origin: , from Latin cōnsolidāre; see consolidate.
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