(noun, verb)


1. a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain

- he is a man who enjoys his comfort

- she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair

Similar word(s): comfortableness

Definition categories: state, condition, status

2. a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

Definition categories: feeling, pleasance, pleasure

3. the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction

Similar word(s): consolation, solace

Definition categories: act, ministration, relief, succor, succour

4. a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state

- he had all the material comforts of this world

Similar word(s): ease

Definition categories: state, affluence, richness

5. satisfaction or physical well-being provided by a person or thing

- his friendship was a comfort

- a padded chair was one of the room's few comforts

Definition categories: state, gratification, satisfaction

6. bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

Similar word(s): comforter, puff, quilt

Definition categories: man–made, bedclothes, bedding

7. assistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal

- it gave comfort to the enemy

Definition categories: act, aid, assist, assistance, help

Sentences with comfort as a noun:

- Sleep in comfort with our new mattress.

- the comforts of home

- We still have the spare tire? That's a comfort at least.

- The outcome of the peace negotiations in Moscow in 1940 was a heavy blow to the young nation, but in the same time a great comfort: at least the independency was preserved.


1. give moral or emotional strength to

Similar word(s): console, solace, soothe

Definition categories: emotion

2. lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate

Similar word(s): ease

Definition categories: body, alleviate, assuage, palliate, relieve

Sentences with comfort as a verb:

- Rob comforted Aaron because he was lost and very sad.