Comforter meaning

kŭmfər-tər
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The Holy Spirit.
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One that comforts.

The nurse as comforter of the sick.

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A person or thing that comforts.
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A person who comforts someone who is suffering.
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A quilted bedcover.
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A narrow, long, typically woolen neck scarf.
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A quilted bed covering.
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A long woolen scarf.
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A padded cover or quilt for a bed.
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(UK, New Zealand, Australia) A pacifier.
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The Holy Spirit.
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the Comforter
  • The Holy Spirit: John 14:26.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Comforter

Origin of comforter

  • From the Ancient Greek παράκλητος (paraklētos, “comforter”) as is referenced in several New Testament Biblical verses.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Anglo-Norman confortour, from Old French conforter. See comfort.

    From Wiktionary