1 allowing you to feel relaxed
be, feel, look

The bed felt comfortable.

make sth

We must think how we can make the room more comfortable for you.

extremely, fairly, very, etc.
incredibly, wonderfully

an incredibly comfortable chair

enough, moderately, reasonably

The hotel was comfortable enough.

change into something more comfortable, slip into something more comfortable

I'll change into something more comfortable when I get home.

2 not having any pain/worry
be, feel, look

Did you feel comfortable and relaxed at the party?

become, get

This bed is lumpy—I just can't seem to get comfortable.

make sb/yourself

Make yourself comfortable!

keep sb
completely, entirely, fully, perfectly, quite, totally

I was not entirely comfortable about the plans they had made.


She didn't feel comfortable about going out alone.


I don't feel comfortable with him.

comfortable in your (own) skin
3 having/providing enough money for all your needs
quite, relatively

I had a relatively comfortable life in Brazil.

Comfortable is used with these nouns: ↑accommodation, ↑apartment, ↑armchair, ↑atmosphere, ↑balance, ↑bed, ↑bedroom, ↑chair, ↑circumstance, ↑clothes, ↑clothing, ↑confines, ↑couch, ↑distance, ↑environment, ↑existence, ↑familiarity, ↑fit, ↑flat, ↑grip, ↑home, ↑hotel, ↑house, ↑journey, ↑lead, ↑lifestyle, ↑living, ↑lounge, ↑majority, ↑margin, ↑mattress, ↑niche, ↑position, ↑quarter, ↑retirement, ↑ride, ↑room, ↑seat, ↑seating, ↑settee, ↑shoe, ↑slipper, ↑sofa, ↑stay, ↑suburb, ↑surroundings, ↑victory, ↑warmth, ↑win, ↑winner

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