Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

console (someone) on (something)

To comfort or soothe someone about a distressing topic or occurrence. I think you'll have a hard time consoling her on that lost account, considering all the hard work she put into it. I'm trying to console my daughter on the loss of her beloved teddy bear, but nothing I've said has helped thus far.
See also: console, on

console (someone or oneself) with (something)

To comfort or soothe someone with a particular thing or method. After my daughter lost her beloved teddy bear, I tried to console her with other toys, but nothing has helped thus far. It's not the healthiest idea to console yourself with sweets.
See also: console

console someone on something

to comfort someone about something. I want to console you on your recent loss. They consoled Fred on the continuing difficulties he was having.
See also: console, on

console someone with something

to use something to comfort someone. We consoled her with a sympathy card and flowers. He sat down and consoled himself with a beer or two.
See also: console
References in periodicals archive ?
The new slim overhead console improves interior spaciousness for vehicle occupants," said Han Hendriks, vice president, Advanced Product Development and Sales at Yanfeng Automotive Interiors.
The video will give the gaming community a "first look" at the new next-generation game console and show viewers all that the Phantom will have to offer.
All things considered, console management has become a highly complex function fraught with limitations and roadblocks.
The global games consoles market grew by 18% in 2007 to reach a volume of 74 million units.
The Console software and interconnection platform provides a secure, simple, and faster way for companies across the globe to directly connect to business-critical cloud providers, SaaS providers, and partners.
By consolidating Keynote alerts into the same console they already use, customers can increase the value of their Tivoli investment, correlate internal events with external events to pinpoint the causes of network problems quickly and accurately, leverage the Tivoli Enterprise Console to maintain efficiency and keep infrastructure costs to a minimum and gain end-to-end visibility over performance"
The solution to the limitations of in-band management and to the requirement of direct access to remote system or device consoles can be found in the use of a hybrid server called a console server.
However, by the time third-generation consoles reach market maturity in 2011, the PlayStation 3 will once again be the market leader.
This direct-to-notebook solution will provide Toshiba's customers with a gaming experience that, until now, was only available on standalone game console devices.
We are delighted that Nintendo selected us again for another incredibly innovative motion-based product like the Wii Console and Controller," said Bill Giudice, vice president and general manager, Micromachined Products Division, Analog Devices.
The eG agents discover the redundant cluster configuration dynamically, and if any management console in the cluster goes down, the agents automatically start reporting to one of the other managers in the cluster.
com has added a new market research report: Worldwide Video Game and Entertainment Console Hardware and Packaged Software 2014-2018 Forecast https://www.