Synonyms of console
comfortDictionary • I can console myself with the thought that I'm not alone.
comfort • He put his arm round her, trying to comfort her.
cheer • The people around him were cheered by his presence.
relieve • Drugs can relieve much of the pain.
soothe • He would take her in his arms and soothe her.
encourage • When things aren't going well, he always encourages me.
calm • She had a drink to calm her nerves.
solace • They solaced themselves with their fan mail.
assuage • She was trying to assuage her guilt.
succour • They had left nothing to succour a dung beetle, let alone a human.
express sympathy for
, hassle (informal)
, aggravate (informal)
, give someone grief
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assuageIf you assuage an unpleasant feeling that someone has, you make them feel it less strongly.
• She was trying to assuage her guilt.
• She had a drink to calm her nerves.
cheerIf you are cheered by something, it makes you happier or less worried.
• The people around him were cheered by his presence.
Thesaurus for console from the Collins English Thesaurus
to serve as a source of comfort to (someone) in disappointment, loss, sadness, etc