SOL'ACE, verb transitive [from Latin soatium; solor, to comfort, assuage, relieve. See Console.]
1. To cheer in grief or under calamity; to comfort; to relieve in afflication; to console; applied to persons; as, to solace one's self with the hop of future reward.
2. To allay; to assuage; as, to solace grief.
SOL'ACE, verb intransitive To take comfort; to be cheered or relieved in grief.
SOL'ACE, noun Comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; recreation. The propersolaces of age are not music and compliments, but wisdom and devotion.
SOL'ACED, participle passive Comforted; cheered in afflication.