from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To express sympathy or sorrow: I condoled with him in his loss.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To grieve.
- v. To express sympathetic sorrow, to lament.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To express sympathetic sorrow; to grieve in sympathy; -- followed by with.
- transitive v. To lament or grieve over.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To speak sympathetically to one in pain, grief, or misfortune; use expressions of pity or compassion: followed by with before the person, and by on, for, or over before the subject of condolence.
- To commiserate personally; address words of sympathy to, on account of distress or misfortune.
- To lament or grieve over with another; express sympathy on account of; lament.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. express one's sympathetic grief, on the occasion of someone's death
Late Latin condolēre, to feel another's pain : Latin com-, com- + Latin dolēre, to grieve.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)