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Compatable vs. Compatible: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on November 28, 2023
"Confortable" is a misspelling. The correct spelling is "Comfortable," describing something that provides comfort or ease.

Which is correct: Compatable or Compatible

How to spell Compatible?

Compatable is Incorrect

Compatible is Correct

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Key Differences

Recall the root word "comfort" in "comfortable."
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Remember there's an extra "m" between "co-" and "-fortable."
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Think of being at ease in your "comfy" couch to remember "comfortable."
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Link "comfortable" with "able to comfort."
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Visualize a comfortable chair that you're "completely" at ease in.
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Compatable and Compatible Definitions

Compatable

Confortable is an incorrect spelling of Comfortable.
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Compatible

Referring to a feeling of relaxation or ease.
I feel comfortable around her.
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Compatible

Comfortable suggests being free from pain or discomfort.
These shoes are very comfortable.
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Compatible

A state of being not threatened, safe.
We need to be in a comfortable lead to win.
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Compatible

Indicating a decent standard of living or adequate income.
They have a comfortable lifestyle.
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Compatible

Not feeling any constriction or tightness.
This shirt is loose and comfortable.
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Compatible

Capable of existing or performing in harmonious, agreeable, or congenial combination with another or others
Compatible family relationships.
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Compatible

Capable of orderly, efficient integration and operation with other elements in a system with no modification or conversion required.
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Compatible

Capable of forming a chemically or biochemically stable system.
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Compatible

(Medicine) Capable of being grafted, transfused, or transplanted from one individual to another without rejection
Compatible blood.
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Compatible

A device, such as a computer or computer software, that can be integrated into or used with another device or system of its type.
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Compatible

Capable of easy interaction.
This printer isn't compatible with my computer.
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Compatible

Able to get along well.
My neighbours and I are not very compatible: they're loud and I'm an introvert.
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Compatible

Consistent; congruous.
His actions were compatible with his sermons.
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Compatible

Something that is compatible with something else.
A computer company that sells IBM compatibles
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Compatible

Capable of existing in harmony; congruous; suitable; not repugnant; - usually followed by with.
Our poets have joined together such qualities as are by nature the most compatible.
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Compatible

Able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination;
A compatible married couple
Her deeds were compatible with her ideology
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Compatible

Having similar disposition and tastes;
A compatible married couple
With their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion
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Compatible

Capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification
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Compatible

(of a couple) existing together harmoniously
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Compatible

Capable of forming a homogeneous mixture that neither separates nor is altered by chemical interaction
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FAQs

Why is it called Comfortable?

Derived from the Latin "confortare," meaning to strengthen, and the Middle English "comfort."
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What is the singular form of Comfortable?

"Comfortable" itself is singular.
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Which conjunction is used with Comfortable?

Any conjunction can be used depending on the context.
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What is the verb form of Comfortable?

The verb form is "comfort."
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Is Comfortable a noun or adjective?

Adjective.
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What is the pronunciation of Comfortable?

/ˈkʌm.fər.tə.bəl/
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What is the root word of Comfortable?

The root word is "comfort."
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Is Comfortable a negative or positive word?

Generally positive.
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Which vowel is used before Comfortable?

The vowel "a" as in "a comfortable chair."
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What is the plural form of Comfortable?

There isn't a plural form for the adjective "comfortable." But items like chairs can be "comfortables" in some non-standard contexts.
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Is Comfortable an adverb?

No.
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What is the third form of Comfortable?

N/A as "comfortable" is an adjective.
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Which preposition is used with Comfortable?

"With" as in "comfortable with."
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Is Comfortable an abstract noun?

No, but "comfort" can be.
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Is Comfortable a countable noun?

No.
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Is the word Comfortable imperative?

No.
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What is the first form of Comfortable?

"Comfortable" itself.
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Is the Comfortable term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but it can be used metaphorically.
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What is a stressed syllable in Comfortable?

The first syllable, "com."
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Which article is used with Comfortable?

Both "a" and "the" can be used.
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Is Comfortable a vowel or consonant?

"Comfortable" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
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What is the opposite of Comfortable?

Uncomfortable.
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Is Comfortable a collective noun?

No.
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How many syllables are in Comfortable?

Four syllables.
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How do we divide Comfortable into syllables?

Com-fort-a-ble.
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What part of speech is Comfortable?

Adjective.
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What is another term for Comfortable?

Cozy.
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Which determiner is used with Comfortable?

"This," "that," or "each" can be used.
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What is the second form of Comfortable?

N/A as "comfortable" is an adjective.
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How is Comfortable used in a sentence?

The room was spacious and comfortable, making guests feel at home.
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