Definition of 'comfortable'
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The insurance company is more comfortable if the family moves in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It could be an exceptionally efficient and economical way to make buildings more comfortable and energy efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps the real problem is that you are not comfortable taking the lead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Would the other person be comfortable with that? Times, Sunday Times (2016)But he insisted the knock does not make his position any more comfortable. The Sun (2017)Not that any of them really need a job because their father's writing left the family extremely comfortable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The most disadvantaged families did not feel comfortable coming in. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He comes from a loving family and a comfortable home. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of them lead to comfortable and cluttered rooms occupied by famous academics and writers. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)The move aims to make women more comfortable discussing health issues. The Sun (2014)We feel a bit more relief and a bit more comfortable about our position. The Sun (2013)You can only see a comfortable home win in this one. The Sun (2014)This is a house in which you instantly feel at home in the cosy and comfortable rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is a guy who works in showbusiness and he feels more comfortable with hair. The Sun (2012)But this comfortable culture can lead to a deep complacency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My job is to make them not comfortable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are in a comfortable position to qualify. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are very comfortable at home and we feel good and have huge confidence. The Sun (2013)The company has comfortable room within its current banking facilities to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He has a number of hurdles to jump before he can begin to feel comfortable in the job. The Sun (2008) Physically he feels comfortable and prepared. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Make sure you are physically comfortable. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)We feel comfortable treating murder as entertainment because deep down we know there is little chance of us going the same way. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Wise beyond his years, you could not find a person more comfortable in his own skin. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The margin was still comfortable, but not as much as it had been. For Love or Money (2006)This remains an extremely comfortable, practical family saloon. The Sun (2006)They've seen me as a more comfortable person and happy in my marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet the Republicans hung on - and by a margin that was comfortable in the adverse circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'comfortable'
British English: comfortable /ˈkʌmftəbl; ˈkʌmfətəbl/ ADJECTIVE
You describe things such as furniture as comfortable when they make you feel physically relaxed.
...a comfortable chair.
- American English: comfortable
- Arabic: مُرِيح
- Brazilian Portuguese: confortável
- Chinese: 舒适的
- Croatian: udoban
- Czech: pohodlný
- Danish: komfortabel
- Dutch: comfortabel
- European Spanish: cómodo
- Finnish: mukava hyvältä tuntuva
- French: confortable
- German: bequem
- Greek: άνετος
- Italian: comodo
- Japanese: 快適な
- Korean: 쾌적한
- Norwegian: behagelig
- Polish: wygodny
- European Portuguese: confortável
- Romanian: confortabil
- Russian: удобный
- Spanish: cómodo conveniente
- Swedish: bekväm
- Thai: สะดวกสบาย
- Turkish: rahat
- Ukrainian: зручний
- Vietnamese: thoải mái
Definition of comfortable from the Collins English Dictionary
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