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Synonyms for comfort
ˈkʌm fərt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comfort, comfortableness(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    consolation, comfortableness, quilt, ease, solace, comforter, puff

    Antonyms:
    discomfort, uncomfortableness

  2. comfort(noun)

    a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

    Synonyms:
    consolation, puff, comfortableness, ease, comforter, solace, quilt

    Antonyms:
    uncomfortableness, discomfort

  3. consolation, comfort, solace(noun)

    the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction

    "his presence was a consolation to her"

    Synonyms:
    solacement, comfortableness, quilt, ease, consolation, solace, comforter, puff

    Antonyms:
    discomfort, uncomfortableness

  4. ease, comfort(noun)

    a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state

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

    Synonyms:
    puff, simplicity, comfortableness, quilt, ease, easiness, informality, repose, consolation, relief, solace, comforter, relaxation, rest, simpleness

    Antonyms:
    uncomfortableness, discomfort

  5. comfort(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    consolation, puff, comfortableness, ease, comforter, solace, quilt

    Antonyms:
    discomfort, uncomfortableness

  6. quilt, comforter, comfort, puff(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    whiff, hassock, drag, comforter, powderpuff, teething ring, consolation, ease, allayer, sympathiser, baby's dummy, quilt, pacifier, pull, blow, solace, puff, pouffe, comfortableness, sympathizer, ottoman, puff of air, reliever

    Antonyms:
    discomfort, uncomfortableness

  7. comfort(verb)

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

    "it gave comfort to the enemy"

    Synonyms:
    consolation, puff, comfortableness, ease, comforter, solace, quilt

    Antonyms:
    discomfort, uncomfortableness

  8. comfort, soothe, console, solace(verb)

    give moral or emotional strength to

    Synonyms:
    ease, console, solace, soothe

    Antonyms:
    discomfort, uncomfortableness

  9. comfort, ease(verb)

    lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate

    "ease the pain in your legs"

    Synonyms:
    relieve, alleviate, still, allay, ease, soothe, solace, facilitate, console

    Antonyms:
    discomfort, uncomfortableness

Wiktionary

  1. comfort(noun)

    : To provide comfort to or relieve suffering.

    Rob comforted Aaron because he was lost and very sad.

    Antonyms:
    austerity

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. comfort

    To cherish is both to hold dear and to treat as dear. Mere unexpressed esteem would not be cherishing. In the marriage vow, "to love, honor, and cherish," the word cherish implies all that each can do by love and tenderness for the welfare and happiness of the other, as by support, protection, care in sickness, comfort in sorrow, sympathy, and help of every kind. To nurse is to tend the helpless or feeble, as infants, or the sick or wounded. To nourish is strictly to sustain and build up by food; to nurture includes careful mental and spiritual training, with something of love and tenderness; to foster is simply to maintain and care for, to bring up; a foster-child will be nourished, but may not be as tenderly nurtured or as lovingly cherished as if one's own. In the figurative sense, the opinion one cherishes he holds, not with mere cold conviction, but with loving devotion.

    See synonyms for ABANDON; CHASTEN.

    Synonyms:
    cheer, cherish, cling to, encourage, entertain, foster, harbor, hold dear, nourish, nurse, nurture, protect, shelter, treasure, value

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. comfort(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    solace, console, cheer, gladden, encourage, inspirit, enliven, animate, revive, refresh, invigorate, relieve, strengthen

  2. comfort(n.)

    Synonyms:
    support, assistance, aid, help, succor, countenance

  3. comfort(n.)

    Synonyms:
    solace, consolation, encouragement, relief

  4. comfort(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ease, enjoyment, satisfaction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. comfort(n)

    Synonyms:
    ease, consolation, solace, nepenthe, encouragement

  2. comfort(v)

    Synonyms:
    console, solace

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    convenience, consolation, solace, reassurance, discomfort, ease

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How to use comfort in a sentence?

  1. Sandeep Aggarwal:

    15 traits common for the people who do really well in start-up 1. Deal with ambiguity 2. Can work without handholding 3. Hustler and fighter 4. keep trying and never give up 5. High Passion and Energy 6. No sense of entitlements 7. Excellent in multi-tasking 8. Prototyping - start from somewhere and get better 9. Byte by byte or piece by piece approach 10. Hungry and ambitious 11. Learn from mistakes 12. Not afraid of failures 13. High on common sense 14. Dare to dream 15. Push their limits and step out of their comfort zone

  2. Giuseppe Mazzini:

    Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority you have none.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The life of Christopher Columbus offers numerous notable traits of Effective Leadership, which are applicable even today. The seven traits that I consider to be absolutely remarkable are: (1) Always challenge the status quo. (2) Think outside-the-box. (3) Create a vision with plan and timeline to execute. (4) Be prepared to cross the comfort zone, and enter any unknown territories fearlessly. (5) Be tough minded with strong determination to win. (6) Be adaptable, resilient and persistent when faced with challenges. (7) Be the best positive influencer and an inspiring role model to followers. In my view, the most important learning for Leaders from the life of Columbus is: If you really wish to explore new oceans, you mustn't be afraid to lose sight of the shore.

  4. Bertrand Piccard:

    You need to get out of your comfort zone, this is really the world I live, the world of exploration – it’s something that we should teach much more to our children in school.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Whenever you connect the dots, you may surprisingly discover that your premier performances and best achievements had occurred during the most challenging moments of your life, especially when you were operating outside your comfort zone. In my view, Life is all about facing and overcoming challenges with confidence and courage, while entering unexpectedly into unknown with unsurpassing uncertainty.


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