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Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny.
Marguerite Duras

Meaning of "console" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONSOLE

From Latin consōlārī, from sōlārī to comfort.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONSOLE

console  [kənˈsəʊl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONSOLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Console is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb console in English.

WHAT DOES CONSOLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of console in the English dictionary

The definition of console in the dictionary is to serve as a source of comfort to in disappointment, loss, sadness, etc.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CONSOLE

PRESENT

Present
I console
you console
he/she/it consoles
we console
you console
they console
Present continuous
I am consoling
you are consoling
he/she/it is consoling
we are consoling
you are consoling
they are consoling
Present perfect
I have consoled
you have consoled
he/she/it has consoled
we have consoled
you have consoled
they have consoled
Present perfect continuous
I have been consoling
you have been consoling
he/she/it has been consoling
we have been consoling
you have been consoling
they have been consoling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I consoled
you consoled
he/she/it consoled
we consoled
you consoled
they consoled
Past continuous
I was consoling
you were consoling
he/she/it was consoling
we were consoling
you were consoling
they were consoling
Past perfect
I had consoled
you had consoled
he/she/it had consoled
we had consoled
you had consoled
they had consoled
Past perfect continuous
I had been consoling
you had been consoling
he/she/it had been consoling
we had been consoling
you had been consoling
they had been consoling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will console
you will console
he/she/it will console
we will console
you will console
they will console
Future continuous
I will be consoling
you will be consoling
he/she/it will be consoling
we will be consoling
you will be consoling
they will be consoling
Future perfect
I will have consoled
you will have consoled
he/she/it will have consoled
we will have consoled
you will have consoled
they will have consoled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been consoling
you will have been consoling
he/she/it will have been consoling
we will have been consoling
you will have been consoling
they will have been consoling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would console
you would console
he/she/it would console
we would console
you would console
they would console
Conditional continuous
I would be consoling
you would be consoling
he/she/it would be consoling
we would be consoling
you would be consoling
they would be consoling
Conditional perfect
I would have console
you would have console
he/she/it would have console
we would have console
you would have console
they would have console
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been consoling
you would have been consoling
he/she/it would have been consoling
we would have been consoling
you would have been consoling
they would have been consoling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you console
we let´s console
you console
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to console
Past participle
consoled
Present Participle
consoling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONSOLE


anisole
ˈænɪˌsəʊl
camisole
ˈkæmɪˌsəʊl
ensoul
ɪnˈsəʊl
insole
ˈɪnˌsəʊl
insoul
ɪnˈsəʊl
midsole
ˌmɪdˈsəʊl
neosoul
ˌniːəʊˈsəʊl
outsole
ˈaʊtˌsəʊl
oversoul
ˈəʊvəˌsəʊl
reconsole
ˌriːkənˈsəʊl
resole
ˌriːˈsəʊl
rissole
ˈrɪsəʊl
Seoul
səʊl
slipsole
ˈslɪpˌsəʊl
sole
səʊl
soul
səʊl
turnsole
ˈtɜːnˌsəʊl
typhlosole
ˈtɪfləˌsəʊl
unsoul
ʌnˈsəʊl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONSOLE

consolable
consolate
consolation
consolation prize
consolatory
consolatrices
consolatrix
console game
console table
consolement
consoler
consolidate
consolidated balance sheet
consolidated deliveries
Consolidated Fund
consolidated laws
consolidated school district
consolidation
consolidation loan
consolidative

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONSOLE

convex sole
crepe sole
Dover sole
dropped sole
European sole
feme sole
Fiesole
games console
girasole
half-sole
inner sole
lemon sole
plimsole
posole

Synonyms and antonyms of console in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONSOLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «console» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of console

Translation of «console» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONSOLE

Find out the translation of console to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of console from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «console» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

安慰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

consolar
570 millions of speakers

English

console
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सांत्वना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وحدة التحكم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

консоль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

consolar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কনসোল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

consoler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Konsol
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

trösten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

慰める
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

위로하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Console
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giao diện điều khiển
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கன்சோல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कन्सोल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

konsol
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

consolare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

konsola
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

консоль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

consolă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κονσόλα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

konsole
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konsol
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konsoll
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of console

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSOLE»

The term «console» is very widely used and occupies the 5.750 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSOLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «console» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «console» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about console

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «CONSOLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word console.
1
J Allard
We didn't have our online service developed. We had never shipped a console game before as a company. So we were developing a lot of new competencies as a company and assembling a new team.
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J Allard
We're going to do something that's really unprecedented in the industry by launching the console in all three major markets for the same holiday. It's never been done before.
3
Francis Bacon
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
4
John Carmack
The Xbox 360 is the first console that I've ever worked with that actually has development tools that are better for games than what we've had on PC.
5
Democritus
If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.
6
Chris DeWolfe
If you look at the evolution of games from console to Internet to mobile, and look at social networking from Web to mobile, everything is fragmenting.
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Chris DeWolfe
There's established gaming IP that's coming from console to mobile, which is interesting. Everything is converging a little bit toward mobile devices in the living room. On the casual side, the graphics and animation and game design and all of those variables are improving.
8
Marguerite Duras
Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny.
9
Sebastian Faulks
Certainly, we all have within us the potential to live in a hugely different way. And how happy you can make yourself, I think, a lot depends on how much you beat yourself up about that; and how much you can, in some sort of providential way, console yourself and say, 'Well, it's all worked out for the best, in the best of all possible worlds.'
10
Martin H. Fischer
A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONSOLE»

Discover the use of console in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to console and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Console and Classify: The French Psychiatric Profession in ...
"Goldstein has raised our understanding of the politics of psychiatric professionalization on to a new plane."—Roy Porter, Times Higher Education Supplement "[A]n historiographical tour de force, quite simply the most insightful work on ...
Jan E. Goldstein, 2001
2
Game Console Hacking: Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, Game Boy, ...
This book builds on the motto of "Have Fun While Voiding Your Warranty" and will appeal to the community of hardware geeks who associate unscrewing the back of their video console with para-jumping into the perfect storm. * Providing a ...
Joe Grand, Albert Yarusso, 2004
3
Console Wars: Sega Vs Nintendo - and the Battle that Defined ...
Console Wars is the underdog tale of how Kalinske miraculously turned an industry punchline into a market leader.
Blake J. Harris, Blake Harris, 2014
4
The Black Art of Video Game Console Design
This book assumes no prior knowledge of Electrical Engineering or Computer Architecture, but takes you on a breathtaking journey from atomic semiconductor theory to the design and construction of basic video game consoles that you can build ...
André LaMothe, 2006
5
Console Confessions: The Great Music Producers in Their Own ...
(Book). Compiled from industry leader EQ magazine, Console Confessions gathers first-person stories from the top names in music production.
Anthony Savona, 2005
6
Understanding Audio: Getting the Most Out of Your Project Or ...
The. Recording. Console. Now that we have discussed how to interpret and create signal flowcharts, as well as a gained a grasp of recording studio signal flow and function, let's look more closely at the heart of the recording studio: the ...
Daniel M. Thompson, 2005
7
SAS 9.2 Management Console: Guide to Users and Permissions
This document helps you use SAS Management Console to manage access and users.
SAS Institute, 2009
8
Submanifolds and Holonomy
With special emphasis on new techniques based on the holonomy of the normal connection, this book provides a modern, self-contained introduction to submanifold geometry.
Jurgen Berndt, Carlos Enrique Olmos, Sergio Console, 2003
9
VINTROPEDIA - Vintage Computer and Retro Console Price Guide ...
Michael Starr, Craig Chapple. veb tv spiel (black case / orange buttons) de 1977 ay-3-8500 cpu. unknown colours. n/a ram /bit 20.00 veb tv spiel (black case / yellow butons) de 1977 ay-3-8500 cpu. unknown colours. n/a ram /bit 20.00 venture ...
Michael Starr, Craig Chapple, 2008
10
Readings in model-based diagnosis
By Walter Hamscheil.
Walter Hamscher, Luca Console, Johan De Kleer, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONSOLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term console is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sega's Making a New Console Game and Wants to Regain Trust …
When asked about the possibility of seeing a new console game come out in the back half of the year, Satomi said that he couldn't make that ... «Twinfinite, Jul 15»
2
Shuhei Yoshida Comments on Nintendo PlayStation Console
Just last week, we posted a story about the “Nintendo PlayStation” console that never saw the light of day. Confused? In case you didn't know, ... «PlayStation LifeStyle, Jul 15»
3
Special Destiny: The Taken King Edition PS4 Console Arriving in …
The console is exclusive to Europe, Australia and New Zealand according to Sony, but VG24/7 reports that it will also be available in North ... «Game Rant, Jul 15»
4
Console Classics Bringing Select PS One Games to Steam
A publisher by the name of Console Classics is working to bring a selection of games for the original PlayStation to Steam. Console Classics ... «NZGamer.com, Jul 15»
5
Ars reader: So a guy walks into my shop with an Infinium Phantom …
As Schlesinger tells it, a console collector brought the Phantom prototype in to Microtek Systems—his computer repair shop in Venice, ... «Ars Technica, Jul 15»
6
Google Cloud Console App Misses The Mark For iOS Users
The console, previously only accessible via web interface, allows the monitoring of GCP resources, as well as the ability to access the Google ... «InformationWeek, Jul 15»
7
NVIDIA SHIELD Console Gets Minor Upgrade To Version 1.3 With …
The NVIDIA SHIELD gaming console happens to double as the best Android TV set-top box on the market. Starting at $200, it's also a pricey ... «Android Police, Jul 15»
8
Here's the winner of our Pimp your Console competition
Not very long ago at all, we told you about the chaps from CC Entertainment, and how they could add a dash of magic to your consoles thanks ... «Lazygamer, Jul 15»
9
Xbox One Firmware Update Prepares Console for Windows 10 …
The team at Microsoft in charge of the Xbox One is announcing that a new firmware update for the home console is at the moment being ... «Softpedia News, Jul 15»
10
New PS4 uses a fifth less power
I learned my lesson with the last generation of console hardware in terms of choosing when to buy. I've gone through three Xbox 360 models, ... «Geek, Jul 15»

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