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

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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. Daniel Ives:

    It was a clear difference from years past as Nadella and Microsoft are more comfortable in their market positioning, growth, and strategy, given the success they have had in 2014 versus the dark days of the Ballmer era.

  2. Rory McIlroy:

    I'm just not that comfortable with anything right now, i'm trying really hard to hit Golf Channel in the fairway and then trying really hard to get my irons on line. Golf Channel's all just a little bit of a struggle.

  3. Bobby Cho:

    What you've had is a maturation of the altcoin market, and you've got investors and traders more comfortable understanding the fundamentals around what they're buying.

  4. Chris Christie:

    This is all going to come down to who's working the hardest at the end and who's going to make a connection, everybody from Trump on down should not feel the least bit comfortable about where they are or distraught about where they are. We've got two debates between now and then. There's a lot to do, so I feel good.

  5. Jo Polkey:

    Somebody that requires palliative nursing care is when there is no treatment options left. Trying to make someone as comfortable as possible. We want to add to their lives rather than think of it as the ending.

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