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console

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of console

  1. a storage case typically having doors and shelves <a custom-built walnut console holds all of their home-theater components> Synonyms buffet, closet, cabinet, cupboard, hutch, locker, press, sideboardRelated Words bookcase, breakfront, chest, china closet, credence, credenza, étagère (or etagere), secretary, showcase, taboret (or tabouret), vitrine; cuddy, dresser, pie safe; armoire, clothespress, garderobe, wardrobe; cabinetry, shelving


console

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of console

  1. to ease the grief or distress of <the military officer who must console the bereaved at a soldier's funeral> Synonyms assure, cheer, comfort, reassure, solace, sootheRelated Words commiserate, condole, empathize, sympathize; boost, buoy (up), elevate, lift, uplift; allay, alleviate, assuage, relieve; calm, quiet, relax, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Near Antonyms demoralize, discourage, dishearten; fret, upset, worry; aggravate, intensify, worsen; annoy, irk, irritate; harass, pesterAntonyms distress, torment, torture, trouble



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