Pillow vs Cushions - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between pillow and cushions

is that pillow is a soft cushion used to support the head in bed while cushions is .

As verbs the difference between pillow and cushions

is that pillow is to rest as on a pillow while cushions is (cushion).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pillow

English

(wikipedia pillow)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A soft cushion used to support the head in bed.
  • (geology) A pillow lava.
  • (engineering) A piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass; a pillow block.
  • (nautical) A block under the inner end of a bowsprit.
  • A kind of plain, coarse fustian.
  • Derived terms

    * pillow-biter * pillow block * pillow case * pillow fight * pillowing * pillow lace * pillow lava * pillow sham * pillowy

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To rest as on a pillow.
  • * 1942': She had '''pillowed her head on her arm — Rebecca West, ''Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Canongate 2006, p. 815-6)
  • cushions

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (cushion)