What does comfortable mean?

Definitions for comfortable
ˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəlcom·fort·able

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word comfortable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comfortable, comfy(adj)

    providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)

    "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?"

  2. comfortable(adj)

    free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind

    "was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared"; "the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong"; "was comfortable in his religious beliefs"; "she's a comfortable person to be with"; "she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents"

  3. comfortable(adj)

    more than adequate

    "the home team had a comfortable lead"

  4. comfortable(adj)

    sufficient to provide comfort

    "a comfortable salary"

  5. comfortable, easy, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do(adj)

    in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich

    "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"

Wiktionary

  1. comfortable(Adjective)

    Comforting, providing comfort; consolatory.

  2. comfortable(Adjective)

    Amply sufficient, satisfactory.

  3. comfortable(Adjective)

    Providing comfort and ease; agreeable.

    This is the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in.

  4. comfortable(Adjective)

    In a state of comfort and content.

    I'll be quite comfortable here, what a great guestroom!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comfortable(adj)

    strong; vigorous; valiant

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  2. Comfortable(adj)

    serviceable; helpful

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  3. Comfortable(adj)

    affording or imparting comfort or consolation; able to comfort; cheering; as, a comfortable hope

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  4. Comfortable(adj)

    in a condition of comfort; having comforts; not suffering or anxious; hence, contented; cheerful; as, to lead a comfortable life

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  5. Comfortable(adj)

    free, or comparatively free, from pain or distress; -- used of a sick person

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

  6. Comfortable(noun)

    a stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter; a comfort

    Etymology: [OF. confortable.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comfortable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2637

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comfortable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2404

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comfortable' in Adjectives Frequency: #340

How to pronounce comfortable?

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    Karen
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How to say comfortable in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comfortable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comfortable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of comfortable in a Sentence

  1. Craig Fehr:

    It was solid, but I wouldn't say it was overly inspiring of confidence, so we're seeing some investors rotate back into some of those names where they might feel more comfortable with if the Fed isn't going to hike sooner rather than later.

  2. United States:

    Many startups have been very comfortable with succeeding in Japan. Japan's not a small market, but it's small compared to the United States and China. They need to think of their growth in the United States and China when they start their business.

  3. Jen Psaki:

    This was a process the secretary was comfortable with.

  4. David Moore:

    You are encouraged to contact the task force again, by any method you are comfortable with, and give specific details to support why you believe what you have already reported is accurate.

  5. Raleigh News Observer:

    Social media drives a lot of it. People feel more comfortable these days sharing more of their private lives, even the parts that aren't happy or glamorous, and that's influencing how they share the news when loved ones die; it's changing the ways they reach out for support, and, as more of these very unique obituaries get publicity, it makes people realize, 'Hey, an obituary can be whatever I want it to be.'.

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