[kon-sol, kuh n-sol] /ˈkɒn sɒl, kənˈsɒl/
singular of .
[kon-solz, kuh n-solz] /ˈkɒn sɒlz, kənˈsɒlz/
plural noun, Sometimes, .
the funded government securities of Great Britain that originated in the consolidation in 1751 of various public securities, chiefly in the form of annuities, into a single debt issue without maturity.
irredeemable British government securities carrying annual interest rates of two and a half or four per cent Also called bank annuities
alternative form of console (n.).
[kuh n-sohl] /kənˈsoʊl/ verb (used with object), consoled, consoling. 1. to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment of; give solace or comfort: Only his children could console him when his wife died. /kənˈsəʊl/ verb 1. to serve as a source of comfort to (someone) in disappointment, loss, sadness, etc /ˈkɒnsəʊl/ noun 1. an […]
v. late 15c., from Latin consolatus, past participle of consolari (see console (v.)); obsolete and replaced by console (v.).
[kon-suh-ley-shuh n] /ˌkɒn səˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; comfort; solace. 2. the state of being . 3. someone or something that : His faith was a consolation during his troubles. Her daughters are a consolation to her. 4. Sports. a game, match, or race for tournament entrants eliminated before the final round, […]
- Consolation of israel
a name for the Messiah in common use among the Jews, probably suggested by Isa. 12:1; 49:13. The Greek word thus rendered (Luke 2:25, paraklesis) is kindred to that translated “Comforter” in John 14:16, etc., parakletos.