comfortably

adverb
1. in mental comfort; without stress (Freq. 5)
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he works comfortably on three continents

Derived from adjective: ↑comfortable
2. in physical comfort (Freq. 2)
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she could have been lying comfortably in bed getting the same relief

Ant: ↑uncomfortably
Derived from adjective: ↑comfortable
3. in financial comfort
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They live well

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she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died

Syn: ↑well
Derived from adjective: ↑comfortable

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Comfortably — Com fort*a*bly, adv. In a comfortable or comforting manner. [1913 Webster] Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem. Is. xl. 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • comfortably — late 14c., pleasantly, enjoyably, from COMFORTABLE (Cf. comfortable) + LY (Cf. ly) (1). Meaning in a state of comfort is 1630s …   Etymology dictionary

  • comfortably — com|fort|a|bly [ˈkʌmftəbli, ˈkʌmfət US ˈkʌmfərt , ˈkʌmft ] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(furniture/places/clothes)¦ 2¦(physically relaxed)¦ 3¦(money)¦ 4¦(win/achievement)¦ 5¦(confident)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(FURNITURE/PLACES/CLOTHES)¦ in a way that makes you feel… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • comfortably — UK [ˈkʌmftəblɪ] / US [ˈkʌmfərtəblɪ] adverb 1) with a physically relaxed feeling and without any pain or other unpleasant feelings Are you all sitting comfortably? 2) so as to be pleasant to be in, sit on, lie on, wear, or use All the bedrooms are …   English dictionary

  • comfortably — [[t]kʌ̱mfə(r)təbli[/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV with v If you do something comfortably, you do it easily. → See also comfortable Only take upon yourself those things that you know you can manage comfortably... Three of the six have comfortably exceeded… …   English dictionary

  • comfortably — adv. Comfortably is used with these adjectives: ↑furnished, ↑numb, ↑settled, ↑warm Comfortably is used with these verbs: ↑accommodate, ↑beat, ↑exceed, ↑fit, ↑lean, ↑lie, ↑liv …   Collocations dictionary

  • comfortably — comfortable ► ADJECTIVE 1) providing or enjoying physical comfort. 2) free from financial worry. 3) (of a victory) with a wide margin. DERIVATIVES comfortably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • comfortably — adverb see comfortable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • comfortably — See comfortableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • comfortably — adverb In a comfortable manner …   Wiktionary

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