Synonyms for comfort

Synonyms for (noun) comfort

Synonyms: comfort

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

Usage: it gave comfort to the enemy

Similar words: aid, assist, assistance, help

Definition: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

Usage: he gave me an assist with the housework; could not walk without assistance; rescue party went to their aid; offered his help in unloading


Synonyms: comfort, consolation, solace

Definition: the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction

Usage: his presence was a consolation to her

Similar words: succor, succour, ministration, relief

Definition: assistance in time of difficulty

Usage: the contributions provided some relief for the victims


Synonyms: quilt, puff, comfort, comforter

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

Similar words: bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding

Definition: coverings that are used on a bed


Synonyms: comfort

Definition: a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

Similar words: pleasance, pleasure

Definition: a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience

Usage: he was tingling with pleasure


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: satisfaction, gratification

Definition: state of being gratified or satisfied

Usage: dull repetitious work gives no gratification; to my immense gratification he arrived on time


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: richness, affluence

Definition: abundant wealth

Usage: they studied forerunners of richness or poverty; the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty

Synonyms for (verb) comfort

Synonyms: comfort, ease

Definition: lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate

Usage: ease the pain in your legs

Similar words: relieve, palliate, assuage, alleviate

Definition: provide physical relief, as from pain

Usage: This pill will relieve your headaches