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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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. John Podesta:

    At this stage, I think that what the Commerce Department did in December sort of resolves the debate. We felt comfortable with where they went.

  2. Meghan McEwan:

    Travelers want more than stars, they want detailed information about the experience of staying somewhere, people have learned that they can forgive a lack of certain star-driven amenities if a hotel or inn is luxurious, quirky or interesting -- fascinating innkeepers, breakfast cooked with ingredients from an on-site garden, a beautiful location, a library full of great books, a comfortable chair in front of a fireplace.

  3. Mark Buongiorno:

    We think the F-35 is a very good place, we're feeling very comfortable with where the program is coming out of development.

  4. Lexi Thompson:

    It was a bit of a rough day, i got off to a pretty bad start. Just overall wasnt as comfortable, I guess, over my shots.

  5. Brandi Redmond on the show:

    I think she is only comfortable if she has power and I felt like that the entire season, if she is in control and has power and then everyone is agreeing with her, she is easy. But the moment she feels so doesn't have control, it’s like she’s trying to get you in line. And I feel like that is what she was trying to do to me. She wanted to make sure she was the alpha at all times.

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