Synonyms for Comforter:

n.

friend, good, incentive, benefit, merit, privilege, virtue, edge, asset, advantage, trump card. bow tie, garland, dog collar, bedding, feather boa, boa, bandanna, dupatta, bolo tie, cravat. a person or thing that comforts (noun)
pacifier, sympathizer, friend.
a quilted bed covering (noun)
quilt, coverlet, bedspread.
bedclothes (noun)
canopy, afghan, bolster, counterpane, bedlinen.
bedding (noun)
eiderdown, sheet, bedclothes.
bedspread (noun)
eiderdown, linen, quilt, bedspread, sheet, sheeting, coverlet, blanket, bedcover, bedclothes, spread.
comforter (noun)
reliever, pacifier, sympathiser, sympathizer, quilt, teething ring, baby's dummy, puff, allayer.
person (noun)
sympathizer, sympathiser.

Other synonyms:

bow tie, boa, bolo tie, cravat, feather boa. dog collar. bedclothes
bolster, canopy, bedlinen, afghan, counterpane, bedding.
Other relevant words:
cravat, bandanna, pacifier, merit, bedding, sympathizer, incentive, bedlinen, allayer, afghan, reliever, garland, privilege, dupatta, canopy, asset, friend, baby's dummy, benefit, good, puff, counterpane, teething ring, edge, bolster, boa, sympathiser, virtue, advantage.

Usage examples for comforter

  1. His love for children, always a strong feeling, was gratified by the constant presence of my sister's babies, the eldest, a little girl who bore my mother's name, and had been her idol, being the companion of many hours and his best comforter – Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last Updated: February 6, 2009
  2. When he bade it return it returned not as a friend and a comforter but as a mocking fiend. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various