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console Explained

console at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

(noun) ['kɔnsəul]
(verb) [kən'səul]

console at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [T] [Date: 1600-1700; Language: French; Origin: consoler, from Latin consolari, from com- ( COM-) + solari 'to console']// to make someone feel better when they are feeling sad or disappointed// consolation// --No one could console her when Peter died.// console yourself with sth// --She consoled herself with the fact that no one else had done well in the exam either.// console yourself that// --He consoled himself that he would see Kate again soon.//
console 2 n [C] [Date: 1800-1900; Origin: console 'bracket' (18-20 centuries), from French, perhaps from consolateur 'consoler, bracket in human shape', from consoler; CONSOLE1]//
1 a flat board that contains the controls for a machine, piece of electrical equipment, computer etc:
2 a special cupboard for a television, computer etc:

console at French => English Of Explained:


consolé at French => English Of Explained:


console at Italian => English Of Explained:


console at English => English (GNU/Linux) Of Explained:

Screen or station at which an administrator operates a computer system. Also called a terminal, shell prompt. From Redhat-9-Glossary

console at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "console":
animate, assuage, assure, bear up, buck up, cabinet, calm, chassis,
cheer, cheer up, choir, claviature, comfort, commiserate,
condole with, control desk, control panel, ease, echo,
eighty-eight, encourage, express sympathy for, feel with,
fingerboard, give comfort, graphic panel, great, grieve for,
grieve with, hearten, housing, inspirit, ivories, jack field,
keyboard, keys, manual, master control desk, mixer, organ manual,
panelboard, pedals, piano keys, put at ease, radio, radio receiver,
radio set, radio telescope, reassure, receiver, receiving set,
relieve, set, set at ease, solace, solo, soothe, sorrow with,
speak soothing words, swell, sympathize with, tranquilize, upraise,
weep for, weep with, wireless, wireless set

console at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

~ sb / yourself (with sth) to give comfort or sympathy to sb who is unhappy or disappointed:
[VN] Nothing could console him when his wife died. * She put a consoling arm around his shoulders. * Console yourself with the thought that you did your best. * [VN that] I didn't like lying but I consoled myself that it was for a good cause. * [VN speech] 'Never mind,' Anne consoled her.

a flat surface which contains all the controls and switches for a machine, a piece of electronic equipment, etc.

Console at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Console \Con*sole"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consoled}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Consoling}.] [L. consolari,. p. p. consolatus; con- +
solari to console, comfort: cf. F. consoler. See {Solace}.]
To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief
and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe.

And empty heads console with empty sound. --Pope.

I am much consoled by the reflection that the religion
of Christ has been attacked in vain by all the wits and
philosophers, and its triumph has been complete. --P.

Syn: To comfort; solace; soothe; cheer; sustain; encourage;
support. See {Comfort}.

Console \Con"sole\, n. [F.] (Arch.)
(a) A bracket whose projection is not more than half its
(b) Any small bracket; also, a console table.

{Console table}, a table whose top is supported by two or
more consoles instead of legs.

console at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:

произвеждам ЕКЗАМЕН examineexaminor, examinantexarchexarchicexarchateexecutive; working
ЕКЗЕКУТИВЕН план a working plan1. execute, put to death/execution
(на ел. стол) electrocute
2. (изпълнявам) юр. execute, fulfil; enforceвж. екзекуция1. executioner, hangman
2. (изпълнител на съдебни решения) executor
бирник-ЕКЗЕКУТОР a court collector1. execution, carrying out the death sentence
юр. final process
2. прен. enforcement of a judgementмед. eczema, tetter
мокра ЕКЗЕМА moist/weeping eczema
страдам от ЕКЗЕМА have an eczema1. (на книга, гравюра) copy
втори ЕКЗЕМПЛЯР (на ръкопис) duplicate, (на пишеща машина) a carbon copy
в два ЕКЗЕМПЛЯРа in du

console at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v : give moral or emotional strength to [syn: {comfort}, {soothe},

n 1: a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a
wall [syn: {console table}]
2: a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input
device that an operator can use to monitor and control a
system (especially a computer system)
3: an ornamental scroll-shaped bracket (especially one used to
support a wall fixture); "the bust of Napoleon stood on a
4: housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television
[syn: {cabinet}]

console at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » consolé


Etymology 1

From Inter: etyl » fr|en Inter: term » console||lang=fr|a bracket


* Inter: a » RP Inter: IPA » /ˈkɒn.səʊl/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"kQn.s@Ul/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈkɑːn.soʊl/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"kAn.soUl/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-console-noun.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • A cabinet designed to stand on the floor, especially one that houses home entertainment equipment, such as a TV or stereo system.
    1. A cabinet that controls, instruments, and displays are mounted upon.
    2. The keyboard and screen of a computer.
    3. A storage tray or container mounted between the seats of an automobile.
    4. Inter: video game » s A device dedicated to playing video games, set apart from arcade cabinets by its ability to change games.
    5. Inter: architectur » e An ornamental member jutting out of a wall to carry a superincumbent weight.
      Inter: trans-top » Translations

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|конзола
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|konsoli
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|console|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Konsole|f
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|קונסולה|tr=consola|sc=Hebr
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|consolă|f

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Korean: 컨솔박스 (konsolbox), 위로하다 (weerohada)

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Derived terms
    * console table
    See also
    * corbel

    Etymology 2

    From Inter: etyl » fr|en Inter: term » consoler||lang=fr, from Inter: etyl » la|en Inter: term » consolari||lang=la|offer solace


    * Inter: a » RP Inter: enPR » kənsōlʹ, Inter: IPA » /kənˈsəʊl/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /k@n"s@Ul/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: enPR » kənsōlʹ, Inter: IPA » /kənˈsoʊl/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /k@n"soUl/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-console-verb.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » əʊl


    Inter: en-verb » consol|ing

  • Inter: transitiv » e To comfort (someone) in a time of grief, disappointment, etc.
    1. 1856: Inter: w » Gustave Flaubert, Inter: w » Madame Bovary, Part III Chapter X, translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling
    2. : "Do you remember, my friend, that I went to Tostes once when you had just lost your first deceased? I consoled you at that time. I thought of something to say then, but now—" Then, with a loud groan that shook his whole chest, "Ah! this is the end for me, do you see! I saw my wife go, then my son, and now to-day it's my daughter."
      * comfort, solace
      Derived terms
      * consolable

  • consolation
  • consolatory
  • consoler
  • consoling
  • consolingly
    Inter: trans-top » to comfort
  • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|ngushëlloj
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|واسى|tr=waasaa, Inter: t- » ar|عزى|tr=ghazzaa, Inter: t- » ar|سلى|tr=sallaa
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|утешавам|tr=utešavam
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|安慰|tr=ānwèi|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|寬慰|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|宽慰|tr=kuānwèi|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|utěšit
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|consoler
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|trösten
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|慰める|tr=なぐめる, nagumeru, Inter: t- » ja|労る|tr=いたわる, itawaru
  • Latin: Inter: t+ » la|alloquor

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Luxembourgish: Inter: t- » lb|tréischten
    • Polish: pocieszać / pocieszyć
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|consolar
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|утешать|tr=utešát' Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|утешить|tr=utéšit' Inter: pf » ., Inter: t+ » ru|успокаивать|tr=uspokáivat' Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|успокоить|tr=uspokóit' Inter: pf » .
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|utješiti
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|uteší
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|consolar
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|trösta

    Inter: trans-botto » m
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    Inter: fr-verb-for » m
  • Inter: conjugation of » consoler||1|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
    1. Inter: conjugation of » consoler||3|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
    2. Inter: conjugation of » consoler||1|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
    3. Inter: conjugation of » consoler||1|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
    4. Inter: conjugation of » consoler||2|s|imp|lang=fr



    From Inter: etyl » la|it Inter: term » consul|cōnsul|lang=la.


    Inter: it-noun » consol|m|e|i
  • consul

    Related terms

    * consolare
    • consolato



    Inter: rfe » lang=roa-jer


    Inter: roa-jer-noun » f
  • Russian comfrey Inter: qualifier » Symphytum × uplandicum

  • Category: Category:roa-jer:Plants -
    Translation: et » console
    Translation: el » console
    Translation: eo » console
    Translation: fa » console
    Translation: fr » console
    Translation: gl » console
    Translation: ko » console
    Translation: io » console
    Translation: it » console
    Translation: kn » console
    Translation: hu » console
    Translation: mg » console
    Translation: ml » console
    Translation: my » console
    Translation: nl » console
    Translation: pl » console
    Translation: pt » console
    Translation: ru » console
    Category: simple:console -
    Translation: fi » console
    Translation: ta » console
    Translation: te » console
    Translation: tr » console
    Translation: vi » console
    Translation: zh » console

    consolé at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » console



    Inter: fr-past participle » sort=console
  • Inter: past participle of » consoler|lang=fr|sort=console

  • Spanish


    Inter: es-verb-form » consolar
  • Inter: es-verb form of » person=first-person|number=singular|tense=preterit|mood=indicative|ending=ar|consolar

  • Translation: fr » consolé
    Translation: mg » consolé
    Translation: nl » consolé
    Translation: fi » consolé