Also see definition of "Comfort" in Bible Study Dictionaries
Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: C C- C. C2 Ca Cb Cc Cd Ce Cf Cg Ch Ci Cj Cl Cm Cn Co Cp Cr Cs Ct Cu Cv Cw Cx Cy Cz
cometology | comeupance | comeuppance | comfit | comfiture | Comfort | comfort food | comfort station | comfort woman | comfort zone | comfortable

Comfort

RELATED WORDS :


 : 
Noun, Verb (transitive)
 : 
Com=fort

CIDE DICTIONARY

Comfortv. t. [F. conforter, fr. L. confortare to strengthen much; con- + fortis strong. See Fort.].
  •  To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate.  Wyclif.  [1913 Webster]
    "God's own testimony . . . doth not a little comfort and confirm the same."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To assist or help; to aid.  [1913 Webster]
    "I . . . can not help the noble chevalier:
    God comfort him in this necessity!
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To impart strength and hope to; to encourage; to relieve; to console; to cheer.  [1913 Webster]
    "Light excelleth in comforting the spirits of men."  [1913 Webster]
    "That we may be able to comfort them that are in any affliction."  [1913 Webster]
    "A perfect woman, nobly planned,
    To warn, to comfort, and command.
    "
Syn. -- To cheer; solace; console; revive; encourage; enliven; invigorate; inspirit; gladden; recreate; exhilarate; refresh; animate; confirm; strengthen.
Comfortn. [OF. confort, fr. conforter.].
  •  Assistance; relief; support.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation.  [1913 Webster]
    "In comfort of her mother's fears."  [1913 Webster]
    "Cheer thy spirit with this comfort."  [1913 Webster]
    "Speaking words of endearment where words of comfort availed not."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A state of quiet enjoyment; freedom from pain, want, or anxiety; also, whatever contributes to such a condition.  [1913 Webster]
    "I had much joy and comfort in thy love."  [1913 Webster]
    "He had the means of living in comfort."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A wadded bedquilt; a comfortable.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Unlawful support, countenance, or encouragement; as, to give aid and comfort to the enemy.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Comfort, n. & v.
--n.
1 consolation; relief in affliction.
2 a a state of physical well-being; being comfortable (live in comfort). b (usu. in pl.) things that make life easy or pleasant (has all the comforts).
3 a cause of satisfaction (a comfort to me that you are here).
4 a person who consoles or helps one (he's a comfort to her in her old age).
5 US a warm quilt.
--v.tr.
1 soothe in grief; console.
2 make comfortable (comforted by the warmth of the fire).

Idiom
comfort station US euphem. a public lavatory.
Etymology
ME f. OF confort(er) f. LL confortare strengthen (as COM-, L fortis strong)

DEVIL DICTIONARY

Comfort

n. A state of mind produced by contemplation of a neighbor's uneasiness.

THESAURUS

Comfort

Easy Street, abet, abundance, acceptance, advocate, affluence, afghan, aid, aid and abet, aid and comfort, allay, alleviate, amusement, animal pleasure, assist, assistance, assuage, assurance, assure, avail, bail out, balm, bear a hand, bear up, bed linen, bed of roses, bedclothes, bedcover, bedding, bedsheet, bedspread, befriend, benefit, blanket, bodily pleasure, brighten, buck up, buffalo robe, carnal delight, case, cheer, clothes, clover, comforter, commiserate, commiseration, composure, condole, condole with, condolement, condolence, consolation, console, content, contentedness, contentment, contour sheet, convenience, countenance, counterpane, cover, coverlet, coverlid, coziness, creature comforts, do good, doctor, ease, easement, easy circumstances, eiderdown, embolden, encourage, encouragement, endorse, endpleasure, enjoyment, entertainment, entire satisfaction, euphoria, express sympathy for, facility, favor, feel with, felicity, fitted sheet, fleshpots, forepleasure, fruition, fulfillment, fun, give a boost, give a hand, give a lift, give comfort, give help, gladden, go for, good offices, gracious life, gracious living, gratification, great satisfaction, grieve for, grieve with, gusto, hand, happiness, hearten, hearty enjoyment, help, inactivity, intellectual pleasure, joie de vivre, keen pleasure, keep in countenance, kicks, lap of luxury, lap robe, lend a hand, lend one aid, life of ease, lift, lighten, linen, loaves and fishes, luxury, ministration, ministry, mitigate, office, offices, opulence, patchwork quilt, peace of mind, physical pleasure, pillow slip, pillowcase, pleasure, plenty, proffer aid, prosperity, prosperousness, protect, protection, put at ease, quiet, quiet pleasure, quilt, rally, reassurance, reassure, reclaim, reconcilement, reconciliation, redeem, refresh, relaxation, relief, relieve, relish, remedy, render assistance, renew, repose, rescue, resignation, rest, restfulness, restore, resuscitate, revive, robe, rug, satisfaction, save, security, self-gratification, self-indulgence, sensual pleasure, sensuous pleasure, service, set at ease, set up, sexual pleasure, sharing of grief, sheet, sheeting, shine upon, shred of comfort, sleep, slip, smile upon, solace, solacement, soothe, soothing words, sorrow with, speak soothing words, spread, subscribe, success, succor, support, sweetness of life, sympathize, sympathize with, sympathy, take in tow, the affluent life, the good life, therapy, thriving condition, titillation, tranquillity, unbuttoned ease, upraise, upward mobility, velvet, voluptuousness, weal, wealth, weep for, weep with, welfare, well-being, zest

ROGET THESAURUS

Comfort

Pleasure

N pleasure, gratification, enjoyment, fruition, oblectation, delectation, delection, relish, zest, gusto, satisfaction, complacency, well-being, good, snugness, comfort, ease, cushion, sans souci, without worry, mind at ease, joy, gladness, delight, glee, cheer, sunshine, cheerfulness, treat, refreshment, amusement, luxury, mens sana in corpore sano, a sound mind in a sound body, happiness, felicity, bliss, beatitude, beautification, enchantment, transport, rapture, ravishment, ecstasy, summum bonum, paradise, elysium, third heaven, seventh heaven, cloud nine, unalloyed happiness, hedonics, hedonism, honeymoon, palmy days, halcyon days, golden age, golden time, Dixie, Dixie's land, Saturnia regna, Arcadia, Shangri-La, happy valley, Agapemone, pleased, not sorry, glad, gladsome, pleased as Punch, happy, blest, blessed, blissful, beatified, happy as a clam at high water, happy as a clam, happy as a king, happy as the day is long, thrice happy, ter quaterque beatus, enjoying, joyful, hedonic, in a blissful state, in paradise, in raptures, in ecstasies, in a transport of delight, comfortable, at ease, content, sans souci, overjoyed, entranced, enchanted, enraptures, enravished, transported, fascinated, captivated, with a joyful face, with sparkling eyes, pleasing, ecstatic, beatic, painless, unalloyed, without alloy, cloudless, happily, with pleasure, with glee, one's heart leaping with joy, a wilderness of sweets, I wish you all the joy that you can wish, jour de ma vie, joy ruled the day and love the night, joys season'd high and tasting strong of guilt, oh happiness, our being's end and aim!, there is a pleasure that is born of pain, throned on highest bliss, vedi Napoli e poi muori, zwischen Freud und Leid ist die Brucke nicht weit, the bridge between joy and sorrow is not wide.

Content

VB be content, rest satisfied, rest and be thankful, take the good the gods provide, let well alone, let well enough alone, feel oneself at home, hug oneself, lay the flattering unction to one's soul, take up with, take in good part, accept, tolerate, consent, acquiesce, assent, be reconciled to, make one's peace with, get over it, take heart, take comfort, put up with, render content, set at ease, comfort, set one's heart at ease, set one's mind at ease, set one's heart at rest, set one's mind at rest, speak peace, conciliate, reconcile, win over, propitiate, disarm, beguile, content, satisfy, gratify, be tolerated, go down, go down well, go down with, do, be OK.

Relief

N relief, deliverance, refreshment, easement, softening, alleviation, mitigation, palliation, soothing, lullaby, solace, consolation, comfort, encouragement, lenitive, restorative, cushion, crumb of comfort, balm in Gilead, relieving, consolatory, soothing, assuaging, assuasive, balmy, balsamic, lenitive, palliative, anodyne, curative, here comes a man of comfort.

VB relieve, ease, alleviate, mitigate, palliate, soothe, salve, soften, soften down, foment, stupe, poultice, assuage, allay, cheer, comfort, console, enliven, encourage, bear up, pat on the back, give comfort, set at ease, gladden the heart, cheer the heart, inspirit, invigorate, remedy, cure, refresh, pour balm into, pour oil on, smooth the ruffled brow of care, temper the wind to the shorn lamb, lay the flattering unction to one's soul, disburden, take a load off one's chest, get a load off one's chest, take off a load of care, be relieved, breathe more freely, draw a long breath, take comfort, dry the tears, dry the eyes, wipe the tears, wipe the eyes.

Physical Pleasure

N physical pleasure, pleasure, physical pleasure, sensual pleasure, sensuous pleasure, bodily enjoyment, animal gratification, hedonism, sensuality, luxuriousness, dissipation, round of pleasure, titillation, gusto, creature comforts, comfort, ease, pillow, luxury, lap of luxury, purple and fine linen, bed of downs, bed of roses, velvet, clover, cup of Circe, treat, refreshment, regale, feast, delice, dainty, bonne bouche, source of pleasure, happiness, enjoying, luxurious, voluptuous, sensual, comfortable, cosy, snug, in comfort, at ease, pleasant, agreeable, in comfort, on a bed of roses, at one's ease, ride si sapis, voluptales commendat rarior usus.


Also see definition of "Comfort" in Bible Study Dictionaries
For further exploring for "Comfort" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #23: Use the Download Page to copy the NET Bible to your desktop or favorite Bible Software. [ALL]
created in 0.33 seconds
powered by bible.org