comfortable

  • 1 comfortable — comfortable, cozy, snug, easy, restful are comparable when they mean enjoying or providing conditions or circumstances which make for one s contentment and security. Comfortable usually implies the absence of whatever gives trouble, pain, or… …

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  • 2 Comfortable — Com fort*a*ble, a. [OF. confortable.] 1. Strong; vigorous; valiant. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] Thy conceit is nearer death than thy powers. For my sake be comfortable; hold death a while at the arm s end. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Serviceable;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 comfortable — [kumf′tər bəl, kum′fər tə bəl] adj. [ME < ML confortabilis] 1. providing comfort or ease 2. in a state of comfort; at ease in body or mind; contented 3. Informal sufficient to satisfy; adequate [a comfortable salary] n. ☆ a quilted bed… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 comfortable — [adj1] good feeling adequate, agreeable, appropriate, at rest, cared for, cheerful, complacent, contented, convenient, cozy, delightful, easy, enjoyable, enjoying, gratified, hale, happy, healthy, hearty, loose, loose fitting, made well, pleasant …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 Comfortable — Com fort*a*ble, n. A stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter; a comfort. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Comfortable — (engl., spr. kómmfortebl), in Wien Benennung der Einspänner …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7 comfortable — index habitable, opulent, prosperous, successful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 comfortable — (adj.) mid 14c., affording mental comfort, from Anglo Fr. confortable, from conforter to comfort (see COMFORT (Cf. comfort)). Meaning offering physical comfort is attested from 1769; that of in a state of tranquil enjoyment is from 1770 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 comfortable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) providing or enjoying physical comfort. 2) free from financial worry. 3) (of a victory) with a wide margin. DERIVATIVES comfortably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 comfortable — [[t]kʌ̱mftəb(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED If a piece of furniture or an item of clothing is comfortable, it makes you feel physically relaxed when you use it, for example because it is soft. ...a comfortable fireside chair... Trainers are so… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 comfortable — com|fort|a|ble W3S2 [ˈkʌmftəbəl, ˈkʌmfət US ˈkʌmfərt , ˈkʌmft ] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(furniture/places/clothes etc)¦ 2¦(physically relaxed)¦ 3¦(confident)¦ 4¦(money)¦ 5¦(competition/vote)¦ 6¦(ill/injured)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(FURNITURE/PLACES/CLOTHES ETC)¦… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 comfortable — adj. 1 allowing you to feel relaxed VERBS ▪ be, feel, look ▪ The bed felt comfortable. ▪ make sth ▪ We must think how we can make the room more comfortable for you …

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  • 13 comfortable — adjective 1 FEELING PHYSICALLY COMFORTABLE feeling physically relaxed and satisfied, without feeling any pain or being too hot, cold etc: I was so comfortable and warm in bed I didn t want to get up. | make yourself comfortable: Sit down and make …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 comfortable — com|fort|a|ble [ kʌmfərtəbl ] adjective *** ▸ 1 feeling pleasant ▸ 2 pleasant to use/wear ▸ 3 not worried about something ▸ 4 having enough money ▸ 5 situation: pleasant ▸ 6 won/winning easily 1. ) feeling physically relaxed, without pain or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 comfortable */*/*/ — UK [ˈkʌmftəb(ə)l] / US [ˈkʌmfərtəb(ə)l] adjective 1) a) feeling physically relaxed, without any pain or other unpleasant feelings Sit quietly in a comfortable position. make yourself comfortable: Make yourself comfortable and I ll be back in a… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 comfortable — adjective Date: 1769 1. a. affording or enjoying contentment and security < a comfortable income > b. affording or enjoying physical comfort < a comfortable chair > < was too comfortable to move > 2 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 comfortable — comfortableness, comfortability, n. comfortably, adv. /kumf teuh beuhl, kum feuhr teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. (of clothing, furniture, etc.) producing or affording physical comfort, support, or ease: a comfortable chair; comfortable shoes. 2. being in a …

    Universalium

  • 18 comfortable — adjective 1) a comfortable lifestyle Syn: pleasant, free from hardship; affluent, well to do, luxurious, opulent Ant: harsh 2) a comfortable room Syn: cozy, snu …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 comfortable*/*/ — [ˈkʌmftəb(ə)l] adj 1) feeling physically relaxed, without any pain or other unpleasant feelings Ant: uncomfortable If you re not comfortable, try changing positions.[/ex] Make yourself comfortable and I ll be back in a minute.[/ex] 2) making you… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 comfortable — adj. (colloq.) comfortable with (are you comfortable with this decision?) * * * [ kʌmf(ə)təb(ə)l] (colloq.) comfortable with (are you comfortable with this decision?) …

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