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  • 1 Comfort — Com fort, n. [OF. confort, fr. conforter.] 1. Assistance; relief; support. [Obs. except in the phrase aid and comfort. See 5 below.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Comfort — Com fort, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comforted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comforting.}] [F. conforter, fr. L. confortare to strengthen much; con + fortis strong. See {Fort}.] 1. To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 comfort — n ease, *rest, repose, relaxation, leisure Analogous words: contentedness or content, satisfaction (see corre sponding adjectives under SATISFY vb): enjoyment, joy, fruition, *pleasure: relief, assuagement, alleviation (see corresponding verbs at …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 comfort — [kum′fərt] vt. [ME comforten < OFr conforter, to comfort < LL (esp. in Vulg. of O.T.) confortare, to strengthen much < L com , intens. + fortis, strong: see FORT1] 1. to soothe in distress or sorrow; ease the misery or grief of; bring… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Comfort — (Марина ди Кампо,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II , 57034 Марина …

    Каталог отелей

  • 6 Comfort — Comfort, TX U.S. Census Designated Place in Texas Population (2000): 2358 Housing Units (2000): 917 Land area (2000): 3.205519 sq. miles (8.302256 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.014612 sq. miles (0.037845 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.220131 sq.… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 7 Comfort, TX — U.S. Census Designated Place in Texas Population (2000): 2358 Housing Units (2000): 917 Land area (2000): 3.205519 sq. miles (8.302256 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.014612 sq. miles (0.037845 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.220131 sq. miles (8.340101 …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 8 comfort — [n1] good feeling; ease abundance, alleviation, amenity, assuagement, bed of roses*, cheer, cheerfulness, complacency, contentment, convenience, coziness, creature comforts*, enjoyment, exhilaration, facility, gratification, happiness, luxury,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 comfort — ► NOUN 1) a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint. 2) (comforts) things that contribute to comfort. 3) consolation for grief or anxiety. ► VERB ▪ cause to feel less unhappy; console. DERIVATIVES comforting …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Comfort 24 — (Одесса,Украина) Категория отеля: Адрес: Frantsuzskiy Boulevard 16, Одесса, 65000, Украи …

    Каталог отелей

  • 11 Comfort — (engl.), 1) Hülfe; 2) Bequemlichkeit, Behaglichkeit; daher: Comfortabel (spr. Comfortäbl), bequem, behaglich …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 Comfort — (engl., spr. kómmfört), s. Komfort …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13 Comfort — Comfort, engl., Behaglichkeit und alles, was diese schafft; comfortable (–äbl), behaglich …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 14 comfort — index accommodate, assuage, assure (give confidence to), benefit (betterment), consortium (marriage companionship), ease, prosperity …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 comfort — / kʌmfət/, it. / kɔnfort/ s. ingl. [dal fr. ant. confort ciò che dà forza, soccorso ], usato in ital. al masch. [tutto ciò che fa stare più comodi, a proprio agio e sim.] ▶◀ agio, comodità, comodo, conforto. ◀▶ disagio …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 16 comfort — ⊕ comfort → confort …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 17 comfort — /ˈkɔmfort, ingl. ˈkʌmfət/ [vc. ingl., dal fr. confort «conforto»] s. m. inv. comodità, comodo, agio, conforto CONTR. scomodità, disagio …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 18 comfort — com|fort1 W3 [ˈkʌmfət US ərt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(physical)¦ 2¦(emotional)¦ 3¦(somebody/something that helps)¦ 4¦(money/possessions)¦ 5 comforts 6 too close/near for comfort 7 cold/small comfort ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(PHYSICAL)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 comfort — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 having all your body needs/a pleasant life ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, great, maximum, modest, reasonable ▪ They live in modest comfort. ▪ comparative …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 comfort — 1 noun 1 EMOTIONAL (U) a feeling of being more calm, cheerful, or hopeful after you have been worried or unhappy: I looked to my family for comfort when things got difficult at work. | bring/give comfort: The service is there to give the advice… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English