Complete Definition of "comfort"

English

Pronunciation

US

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IPA [ˈkʌɱ.fɝt], [ˈkʌɱ.fəɻt], [ˈkʌɱ.fɻt], /ˈkʌmfərt/, AHD kŭm'fərt.

Noun
en-noun

  1. contentment|Contentment, ease.

#: Sleep in comfort with our new mattress.
#: the comforts of home

  1. A consolation; something relieving suffering or worry.

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

  1. A cause of relief or satisfaction.

#: 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.

Translations
trans-top|contentment, ease
Chinese:

Czech: t+|cs|pohodlí|n
Finnish: t|fi|mukavuus
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Greek: t|el|άνεση|f|tránesi|scGrek
Russian: t|ru|удобство|n|trudóbstvo|scCyrl, t|ru|комфорт|m|trkomfórt|scCyrl
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trans-top|consolation
Chinese:

Czech: pohodlí n
Finnish: t-|fi|lohtu, t|fi|lohdutus
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Russian: t|ru|утешение|n|trut'ešénije|scCyrl
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trans-top|cause of relief or satisfaction
Chinese:

Finnish: t|fi|helpotus
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ttbc|Afrikaans: behaaglikheid
ttbc|Albanian: rehat
ttbc|Arabic: الراحة
ttbc|Bosnian: udobnost
ttbc|Bulgarian: утеха (uteha)
ttbc|Catalan: comoditat
ttbc|Croatian: zadovoljstvo
ttbc|Danish: komfort
ttbc|Dutch: comfort or gemak
ttbc|Esperanto: komforto
ttbc|Estonian: lohutus
ttbc|Faeroese: ugga
ttbc|French: confort
ttbc|Frisian: treastgje
ttbc|German: Bequemlichkeit
ttbc|Hebrew: נוֹחוּת (nokhut) f
ttbc|Hindi: dhairya
ttbc|Hungarian: kényelem
ttbc|Icelandic: hugga
ttbc|Indonesian: kenyamanan
ttbc|Irish: compord
ttbc|Italian: benessere
ttbc|Japanese: 慰め (なぐさめ) (nagusame)
ttbc|Korean: 안락 (anrag)
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ttbc|Latvian: mierinājums
ttbc|Mongolian: тайтгарал (tajtgaral)
ttbc|Norwegian: bekvemmelighet
ttbc|Papiamentu: komodidad
ttbc|Persian: ﺕﺤﺍﺭ
ttbc|Polish: pociecha
ttbc|Portuguese: conforto
ttbc|Romanian: confort
ttbc|Scottish Gaelic: comhurtachd f, cothrom m, sàsadh m, sìoch f, socair f, sòlas m
ttbc|Serbian: задовољство (zadovoljstvo)
ttbc|Slovak: potešovať
ttbc|Slovene: udobje n (1), uteha f (2)
ttbc|Spanish: comodidad
ttbc|Swahili: anasa
ttbc|Swedish: bekvämlighet (1), tröst (2)
ttbc|Tagalog: aliw
ttbc|Thai: คนหรือสิ่งอำนวยความสะดวก (kon rĕu sìng am-nuay kwaam sà-dùak)
ttbc|Telugu: t|te|సౌకర్యము|sc=Telu (soukaryamu)
ttbc|Turkish: rahat
ttbc|Ukrainian: вигода (vygóda)
ttbc|Vietnamese: sự an ủi
ttbc|Welsh: cysur
ttbc|Yiddish: treist
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See also
comfort women

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive: To provide comfort to or relieve suffering.

#: Rob comforted Aaron because he was lost and very sad.

  1. To make the physical circumstances comfortable.
Translations
trans-top|to provide comfort
Chinese:

Finnish: t-|fi|lohduttaa
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trans-top|to make comfortable
Chinese:

Finnish: t+|fi|tehdä t+|fi|mukava|alt=mukavaksi
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Related terms
comfortable
comforter
comforting
discomfort
cold comfort
letter of comfort

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