Comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; relief.
- Comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or distress; consolation.
- A source of comfort or consolation.
- To comfort, cheer, or console, as in trouble or sorrow. See Synonyms at comfort.
- To allay or assuage: "They solaced their wretchedness, however, by duets after supper” ( Jane Austen).