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comfort

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Pronunciation

IPA [ˈkʌɱ.fɝt], [ˈkʌɱ.fəɻt], [ˈkʌɱ.fɻt], /ˈkʌmfərt/, AHD kŭm'fərt.

Noun

Singular
comfort

Plural
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  1. Contentment, ease.
    Sleep in comfort with our new mattress.
    the comforts of home
  2. A consolation; something relieving suffering or worry.
    We still have the spare tire? That's a comfort at least.
  3. A cause of relief or satisfaction.
    The outcome of the peace negotiations in Moscow in 1940 was a heavy blow to the young nation, but in the same time a great comfort: at least the independency was preserved.

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Verb

Infinitive
to comfort

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to comfort (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive): To provide comfort to or relieve suffering.
    Rob comforted Aaron because he was lost and very sad.
  2. To make the physical circumstances comfortable.

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