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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 so·lace /ˈsɑləs ||ˈso-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sol·ace n.
 1. Comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; relief.
    In business of mirth and of solace.   --Chaucer.
    The proper solaces of age are not music and compliments, but wisdom and devotion.   --Rambler.
 2. Rest; relaxation; ease. [Obs.]
    To make his steed some solace.   --Chaucer.
 Syn: -- Comfort; consolation; alleviation; relief.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sol·ace, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Solaced p. pr. & vb. n. Solacing ]
 1. 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.
 2. To allay; to assuage; to soothe; as, to solace grief.
 Syn: -- To comfort; assuage; allay. See Comfort.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sol·ace, v. i. To take comfort; to be cheered.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the comfort you feel when consoled in times of
           disappointment; "second place was no consolation to him"
           [syn: consolation, solacement]
      2: comfort in disappointment or misery [syn: solacement]
      3: the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his
         presence was a consolation to her" [syn: consolation, comfort]
      v : give moral or emotional strength to [syn: comfort, soothe,