1. [syn: sofa, couch, lounge]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sofa \So"fa\, n.; pl. Sofas. [Ar. soffah, from saffa to
dispose in order: cf. F. sofa, It. sof[`a].]
A long seat, usually with a cushioned bottom, back, and ends;
-- much used as a comfortable piece of furniture.
Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round. --Cowper.
Sofa bed, a sofa so contrived that it may be extended to
form a bed; -- called also sofa bedstead.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an upholstered seat for more than one person [syn: sofa,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
24 Moby Thesaurus words for "sofa":
bed, bedstead, bunk, chesterfield, couch, davenport, day bed,
divan, doss, gurney, kip, litter, lounge, love seat, ottoman,
settee, settle, spoonholder, squab, stretcher, studio couch,
tete-a-tete, the hay, the sack