Definition and Meanings for solaces
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Part of Speech of solaces
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of solaces
Meaning of solaces
as noun, transitive verb
- comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; relief.
- rest; relaxation; ease.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
- to cheer in grief or under calamity; to comfort; to relieve in affliction, solitude, or discomfort; to console; -- applied to persons; as, to solace one with the hope of future reward.
- to allay; to assuage; to soothe; as, to solace grief.
as intransitive verb
- to take comfort; to be cheered.