Definition of 'comfort'
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You deserve to be enveloped in a duvet of love and comfort for your great loss. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Free healthcare and education were of little comfort when food rationing and poverty were all around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He then said for me to put my arm around and comfort her. The Sun (2016)There is something paradoxically comforting to liberals about such an explanation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But another less comforting thought forms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If there is one comfort it is that you have had a lucky escape from a man who is clearly an opportunistic user. The Sun (2016)We need comfort to replenish, but it can be a trap. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the dark days of winter it is comforting to feel the warmth of crackling logs in an open fireplace or a wood burner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Maybe it's a comfort thing? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Friends in liberal Boston said their Tinder accounts were buzzing as people sought solace and comfort. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We need to take away the comfort zone and make them hungry again. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You are not alone and talking to people who really understand will be a great comfort. The Sun (2014)This will give added comfort to investors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How can you measure comfort and solace? Times, Sunday Times (2007)You need an embrace to comfort you when things go wrong. The Sun (2011)The ear cups pivot for extra ease and comfort. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So maybe a bit too close to life for comfort. The Sun (2015)Think about it that way and the end of the world is quite a comforting idea. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The food tastes good and we feel comforted and warmed by fat. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)Their relationship is not known but they appeared to comfort one another in their dying moments. The Sun (2013)Not if he brings joy and comfort into your life apart from this issue. The Sun (2012)But that goal will give him a little bit of relief and comfort. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You provide excitement when she needs it and comfort when she is low. The Sun (2012)All parks offer the best choice of quality caravan accommodation with all the comforts of home. The Sun (2009)There was little comfort to be found in the faces of the families. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She finds hospital comforting as she knows her pain can be controlled. The Sun (2009)There was something comforting about a bloodless world of victorious cops and exemplary parenthood. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are easy to make and comforting to eat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This chair was a great comfort to her. What Katy Did (1872)And when you feel happy you are less likely to turn to food for comfort or solace. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were people far more able to get close and offer the comfort of an arm around the shoulder. Christianity Today (2000)What comforts me is less the company of men than being an individual with a role to fulfil in life. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'comfort'
British English: comfort NOUN
Comfort is being relaxed, and having no pain or worry.
This will enable the audience to sit in comfort while watching the shows.
British English: comfort VERB
If you comfort someone, you make them feel less worried, unhappy, or upset, for example by saying kind things to them.
Ned put his arm around her, trying to comfort her.
Definition of comfort from the Collins English Dictionary
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