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Another word for comfort

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Verb
  1. To give hope to in time of grief or pain

    See also:

    help

  2. To make less severe or more bearable

    See also:

    increase

Noun
  1. Steady good fortune or financial security

  2. A consoling in time of grief or pain

    See also:

    help

  3. Anything that increases physical comfort

      1. Ease in moving, acting, or doing:
      2. An ability or talent; an aptitude:
      3. A building, room, array of equipment, or a number of such things, designed to serve a particular function:
      1. The quality of being suitable to one's comfort, purposes, or needs:
      2. Personal comfort or advantage:
      3. Something that increases comfort or saves work:
      1. The quality of being pleasant or attractive; agreeableness:
      2. Something that contributes to physical or material comfort:
      3. A feature that increases attractiveness or value, especially of a piece of real estate or a geographic location.
    See also:

    comfort

Another word for comfort

Noun
  1. A state of ease

  2. Consolation

  3. Anything that brings comfort

      1. Assistance in time of distress; relief.
      2. One that affords assistance or relief:
      3. To give assistance to in time of want, difficulty, or distress:
      1. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
      2. To bear or hold up (an amount of weight):
      3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
      1. To give assistance to (someone); make it easier for (someone) to do something; aid:
      2. To give material or financial aid to:
      3. To wait on, as in a store or restaurant:
Verb

Synonym Study

  • Soothe implies the calming or allaying of pain, distress, or agitation to soothe a fretful child
  • Solace suggests the relieving of melancholy, boredom, or loneliness I solaced myself with music
  • Console suggests less positive relief but implies a moderation of the sense of loss or disappointment to console someone on the death of a parent
  • Comfort suggests the lessening of misery or grief by cheering, calming, or inspiring with hope