—n.Also called sol'ace•ment. 1. comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble; alleviation of distress or discomfort.
2. something that gives comfort, consolation, or relief: The minister's visit was the dying man's only solace.
—v.t. 1. to comfort, console, or cheer (a person, oneself, the heart, etc.).
2. to alleviate or relieve (sorrow, distress, etc.).