comfort
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comfort(
kuhm
-
fuhrt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (well-being)
a. la comodidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is nothing quite like the comfort of your own bed on a stormy night.No hay nada como la comodidad de tu propia cama en una noche de tormenta.
b. el confort
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After a stressful week, I went to the spa for a weekend of comfort and relaxation.Tras una semana estresante, fui al spa para pasar un fin de semana de confort y relajación.
2. (convenience)
a. la comodidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The room is equipped with all the comforts of home.La habitación viene equipada con todas las comodidades de casa.
3. (solace)
a. el consuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The widow couldn't find any comfort for her grief.La viuda no encontraba consuelo de su dolor.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to give solace)
a. consolar
Mary hugged her friend in an attempt to comfort her after her loss.Mary abrazó a su amiga, intentando consolarla tras su pérdida.
b. confortar
We always donate toys to orphans at Christmas to comfort them.Siempre donamos juguetes a huérfanos para confortarlos durante la navidad.
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comfort
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ease)
a. la comodidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to live in comfortvivir confortablemente
in the comfort of one's own homeen el calor del hogar
home comfortslas comodidades del hogar
the bullets were too close for comfortlas balas pasaban peligrosamente cerca
comfort stationservicio aseos mpl,, baños mpl,, lavatorios mpl
2. (consolation)
a. el consuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
if it's any comfort,…si te sirve de consuelo,…
to take comfort from or in somethingconsolarse con algo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (console)
a. consolar, confortar
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comfort [ˈkʌmfət]
noun
1 (solace) consuelo (m)
you're a great comfort to me eres un gran consuelo para mí; if it's any comfort to you si te sirve de consuelo; that's cold or small comfort eso no me consuela nada; the exam is too close for comfort el examen está demasiado cerca para que me sienta tranquilo; to give comfort to the enemy dar aliento al enemigo; to take comfort from sth consolarse con algo
He took comfort from her strength and gentleness The European Community's foreign ministers haven't taken much comfort from yesterday's referendum on the Maastricht Treaty the Tories can take comfort from the latest inflation figures
I take comfort in or from the fact/knowledge that ... me consuelo sabiendo que ...
2 (well-being) confort (m); comodidad (f); (facility) comodidad (f)
to live in comfort vivir cómodamente; with every modern comfort con todo confort; con toda comodidad; he likes his home comforts le gusta rodearse de las comodidades del hogar
transitive verb
(give solace) consolar; confortar
modifier
comfort eating comfort food (n) comida como terapia contra la depresión
In this way greed can be differentiated from "comfort eating", in which the individual turns to food after a relationship difficulty and is soothed by it When you're this low, comfort eating becomes your biggest problem
comfort station (n) (US) servicios (m); aseos (m); baño (m); (LAm)
comfort zone (n) zona (f) de confort
...asking managers to step outside their "comfort zones" with new methods of operation Serial killers like to work within comfort zones where they feel safe When running, beginners should stay within the "comfort zone", where you can run and talk to somebody at the same time
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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