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com·fort·a·ble

 (kŭm′fər-tə-bəl, kŭmf′tə-bəl, kŭmf′tər-)
adj.
1. Providing physical comfort: a comfortable chair.
2. Free from stress or anxiety; at ease: not comfortable about the interview.
3. Producing feelings of ease or security: a comfortable person; a comfortable evening at home.
4. Sufficient to provide financial security: comfortable earnings.

com′fort·a·ble·ness n.
com′fort·a·bly adv.
Synonyms: comfortable, easy, cozy, snug1
These adjectives mean affording ease of mind or body. Comfortable implies the absence of sources of pain or distress: wears comfortable clothes.
The word may also suggest peace of mind: felt comfortable with the decision.
Easy denotes freedom from worry or stress: an easy life with plenty of time for leisure activities.
Cozy suggests homey and reassuring comforts: sat in a cozy nook near the fire.
Snug brings to mind the image of a warm, secure, compact shelter: children snug in their beds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.comfortably - in mental comfort; without stress; "he works comfortably on three continents"
2.comfortably - in physical comfort; "she could have been lying comfortably in bed getting the same relief"
uncomfortably - in physical discomfort; "she lay on the couch, her body uncomfortably twisted"
3.comfortably - in financial comfortcomfortably - in financial comfort; "They live well"; "she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died"
Translations
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comfortably

[ˈkʌmfətəblɪ] ADV
1. (physically) [sit, rest, lie] → cómodamente; [sleep] → confortablemente
sitting comfortablycómodamente sentado
comfortably furnishedamueblado confortablemente
these shoes fit comfortablyvoy muy cómodo con estos zapatos
we are settled comfortably in our new homeya nos hemos acomodado en la casa nueva
2. (financially) [live] → holgadamente, con desahogo
to be comfortably offvivir holgadamente or con desahogo, disfrutar de una posición acomodada or desahogada (frm)
3. (= easily) [manage] → sin problemas; [win, defeat] → fácilmente, sin problemas; [afford] → sin problemas, cómodamente
the desk fits comfortably into this cornerel escritorio cabe holgadamente or de sobra en esta esquina

comfortably

[ˈkʌmfərtəbli] adv
[sit, sleep] → confortablement
[live] (without financial problems)à l'aise
[win] → sans difficultécomfortably off adj (without financial problems)à l'aise financièrementcomfort blanket ndoudou m comfort eating n
to resort to comfort eating → trouver refuge dans la nourriture, se consoler en mangeant

comfortably

adv
lie, sit, dress, fit etcbequem; furnished, upholsteredkomfortabel
(fig) win, leadsicher; livegeruhsam, angenehm; affordgut und gern; claim, sayruhig; they are comfortably offes geht ihnen gut

comfortably

[ˈkʌmftəblɪ] adv (sit) → comodamente; (live) → bene
to be comfortably off → vivere agiatamente
to win comfortably → vincere agevolmente

comfort

(ˈkamfət) noun
1. a pleasant condition of being physically or mentally relaxed, happy, warm etc. They now live in comfort.
2. anything that provides a little luxury, or makes one feel happier, or better able to bear misfortune. He enjoyed the comforts of the hotel; Her presence was a comfort to him in his grief; words of comfort.
ˈcomfortable adjective
1. in comfort; pleasantly relaxed. He looked very comfortable in his chair.
2. producing a good physical feeling. a comfortable chair.
3. financially secure without being rich. a comfortable standard of living.
ˈcomfortably adverb
ˈcomforting adjective
producing a pleasant or relaxed feeling. a comforting thought.
be comfortably off
to have enough money to live in comfort.
References in classic literature ?
When Amy was comfortably asleep, the house quiet, and Mrs.
At the promised time he had the canoes and paddlers on hand and the goods safely stowed away while one big craft was fitted up as comfortably as possible for the men of the party.
She sat down in her favourite rocking-chair and settled a little stool comfortably under her tired feet.
Notwithstanding he loved them very much, and went into the adjoining room where they slept to take a look at them and make sure that they were resting comfortably.
At Chelicothe I spent my time as comfortably as I could expect; was adopted, accordin to their custom, into a family where I became a son, and had a great share in the affection of my new parents, brothers, sisters, and friends.
asked Jessie, seating herself comfortably on the table sideways, and endeavoring, to pull her skirt over her little feet.
Meanwhile, upon questioning him in his broken fashion, Queequeg gave me to understand that, in his land, owing to the absence of settees and sofas of all sorts, the king, chiefs, and great people generally, were in the custom of fattening some of the lower orders for ottomans; and to furnish a house comfortably in that respect, you had only to buy up eight or ten lazy fellows, and lay them round in the piers and alcoves.
And in this same last or shoe, that old woman of the nursery tale, with the swarming brood, might very comfortably be lodged, she and all her progeny.
The resemblance was not complete, of course, for Jurgis was generously paid and comfortably clad, and was provided with a spring cot and a mattress and three substantial meals a day; also he was perfectly at ease, and safe from all peril of life and limb, save only in the case that a desire for beer should lead him to venture outside of the stockyards gates.
However, the day wore on, and the evening saw Haley and Tom comfortably accommodated in Washington,--the one in a tavern, and the other in a jail.
This makes it impossible for a man to live honestly, and at the same time comfortably, in outward respects.
We marched comfortably along, through glades and over brooks which I could not remember to have seen before -- which puzzled me and made me wonder -- and yet we did not come to any circus or sign of a circus.