Another word for comfort
A state of ease
contentment, ease, well-being, rest, quiet, relaxation, repose, alleviation, relief, assuagement, poise, prosperity, opulence, cheer, snugness, abundance, sufficiency, gratification, luxury, warmth, plenty, creature comforts, amenities, satisfaction, satisfaction of bodily wants, coziness, pleasure, happiness, restfulness, peacefulness, cheerfulness, complacency, bed of roses*; see also convenience 2, ease 1, enjoyment 2, satisfaction 2.
Anything that brings comfort
console, soothe, solace, condole, commiserate, grieve with, compassionate, sympathize, share with, calm, pacify, compose, tranquilize, reassure, hearten, cheer, gladden, inspirit, revive, reanimate, bolster up, put at ease, make comfortable, relieve, alleviate, assuage, allay, mitigate, quiet one's fears, help one in need, lighten one's burden, grant respite, disburden, succor, sustain, support, uphold, encourage, invigorate, enhearten, give one a lift, renew, refresh, revitalize, revivify, strengthen, salve, warm, ameliorate, lighten, soften, abate, remedy, release, restore, pat on the back, hold one's hand, sit by, put in a good humor; see also encourage 2, pity 1, sympathize.
comfort suggests the lessening of misery or grief by cheering, calming, or inspiring with hope; 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; solace suggests the relieving of melancholy, boredom, or loneliness I solaced myself with music; soothe implies the calming or allaying of pain, distress, or agitation to soothe a fretful child
Another word for comfortverb
To give hope to in time of grief or pain:console, solace, soothe. See help
To make less severe or more bearable:allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, lessen, lighten2, mitigate, palliate, relieve. See increase
Steady good fortune or financial security:ease, prosperity, prosperousness. (Informal) easy street. Idioms: comfortable (or easy) circumstances, the good life. See rich, thrive
A consoling in time of grief or pain:consolation, solace. See help
Anything that increases physical comfort:amenity, convenience, facility (often used in plural). See comfort