comfort

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkʌmfərt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkʌmfɚt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kumfərt)


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comfort

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [maximum, extra, total] comfort
  2. for added comfort
  3. is living in (complete) comfort
  4. room for [six] to [sleep, dine] in comfort
  5. one of my (main) comforts is (a TV in the studio)
  6. [likes, enjoys, needs] her creature comforts
  7. the comforts of home
  8. the comfort of [fame, fortune]
  9. the comfort that comes with
  10. the comfort of [knowing, finishing]
  11. take comfort in [knowing]
  12. took comfort in his [friends, family]
  13. take comfort from the [fact, idea] (that)
  14. [speak, give, offer] (a few) words of comfort
  15. her [presence, encouragement, trust] was a comfort
  16. his recovery [was, came as] a great comfort
  17. comfort and [convenience, support, durability, safety]
n as adj
  1. comfort food
  2. has a [high, low] comfort level for
  3. out of your comfort zone
v
  1. comfort her at [the hospital, her death bed]
  2. comforted her after the [loss, funeral]
  3. comfort your [child, mother, friend]
  4. comfort [her family, his widow, the grieving, their relatives]
  5. comforted me with [her touch, a kiss, flowers]
  6. [tried, did her best] to comfort (her)
  7. comforted each other
  8. [the thought, this knowledge] comforts me
  9. it may comfort you to [know, learn] that
  10. am comforted to [know, think, find, here, learn, read]
  11. [soothed, aided] and comforted
  12. comforted by [God, religion]
  13. comforted by the [fact that, idea of]
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