• (RP) IPA: /ˈsɒ.lɪs/
  • (America) enPR: sŏʹlace, IPA: /ˈsɑː.lɪs/


  1. Comfort or consolation in a time of loneliness or distress.
    You cannot put a monetary value on emotional solace.
  2. A source of comfort or consolation.
    • The proper solaces of age are not music and compliments, but wisdom and devotion.
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solace (solaces, present participle solacing; past and past participle solaced)

  1. (transitive) To give solace to; comfort; cheer; console.
  2. (transitive) To allay or assuage.
  3. (intransitive) To take comfort; to be cheered.
    • 1593, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, IV. v. 48:
      But one thing to rejoice and solace in, / And cruel death hath catched it from my sight.
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