Definitions for comfort

Definitions for (noun) comfort

Main entry: comfort

Definition: assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal

Usage: it gave comfort to the enemy

Main entry: comfort, consolation, solace

Definition: the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction

Usage: his presence was a consolation to her

Main entry: quilt, puff, comfort, comforter

Definition: bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

Main entry: comfort

Definition: a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

Main entry: comfort

Definition: satisfaction or physical well-being provided by a person or thing

Usage: his friendship was a comfort; a padded chair was one of the room's few comforts

Main entry: comfort, comfortableness

Definition: a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain

Usage: he is a man who enjoys his comfort; she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair

Main entry: ease, comfort

Definition: a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state

Usage: a life of luxury and ease; he had all the material comforts of this world

Definitions for (verb) comfort

Main entry: comfort, ease

Definition: lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate

Usage: ease the pain in your legs

Main entry: console, solace, soothe, comfort

Definition: give moral or emotional strength to

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