To impart strength and hope to; to encourage; to relieve; to console; to cheer.
Assistance; relief; support.
Encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation.
Unlawful support, countenance, or encouragement; as, to give aid and comfort to the enemy.
Care: Care focused on controlling symptoms to improve quality of life, rather than on directed toward a cure and prolonging life. The focus is on management of pain and other physical symptoms, grief support, and relief from other forms of suffering. Some consider "Comfort Care" the lay term for Palliative Care (defined below).
the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his presence was a consolation to her"