condole with

condole with
express sympathy for.

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  • condole with — v. (esp. BE) (D; tr.) to condole with on (to condole with smb. on the death of a parent) * * * (esp. BE) (D; tr.) to condole with on (to condole with smb. on the death of a parent) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • condole with — verb share the suffering of • Syn: ↑feel for, ↑pity, ↑compassionate, ↑sympathize with • Derivationally related forms: ↑compassion (for: ↑compassionate), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • condole with — Sympathize with, share one s sorrow, express sympathy for, feel grief or sorrow in common with …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Condole — Con*dole , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Condoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Condoling}.] [L. condolere; con + dolere to feel pain, grieve. See {Doleful}.] To express sympathetic sorrow; to grieve in sympathy; followed by with. [1913 Webster] Your friends would… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • condole — ► VERB (condole with) ▪ express sympathy for. ORIGIN Latin condolere grieve or suffer with …   English terms dictionary

  • condole — condolatory /keuhn doh leuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. condoler, n. condolingly, adv. /keuhn dohl /, v., condoled, condoling. v.i. 1. to express sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief (usually fol. by with): to condole… …   Universalium

  • condole — [c]/kənˈdoʊl / (say kuhn dohl) verb (condoled, condoling) –verb (i) 1. (sometimes followed by with) to grieve; express sympathy: to condole with a grieving parent. –verb (t) 2. Obsolete to grieve with. {Late Latin condolēre suffer greatly}… …  

  • condole — [kən dəʊl] verb (condole with) express sympathy for. Origin C16: from Christian L. condolere, from con with + dolere grieve, suffer …   English new terms dictionary

  • condole — verb condole with sb phrasal verb (T) formal to express sympathy for someone s problems …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • condole — (v.) late 15c., to sorrow, from L.L. condolere to suffer with another, from com with (see COM (Cf. com )) + dolere to grieve. Meaning to express condolences is recorded from 1650s …   Etymology dictionary

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