Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun comforter

4 senses of comforter

Sense 1
sympathizer, sympathiser, comforter -- (commiserates with someone who has had misfortune)
       => communicator -- (a person who communicates with others)

Sense 2
reliever, allayer, comforter -- (a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies; "a reliever of anxiety"; "an allayer of fears")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 3
quilt, comforter, comfort, puff -- (bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together)
       => bedclothes, bed clothing, bedding -- (coverings that are used on a bed)

Sense 4
comforter, pacifier, baby's dummy, teething ring -- (device used for an infant to suck or bite on)
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

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