HyperDic: hibernate

English > 2 senses of the word hibernate:
VERBbodyhibernate, hole upsleep during winter
socialhibernatebe in an inactive or dormant / dormant state
hibernate > pronunciation
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English > hibernate: 2 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningsleep during winter.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves"
Synonymhole up
Broadersleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z'sBe asleep
Oppositeestivate, aestivatesleep during summer
Spanishhibernar, invernar
Catalaneixivernar, hibernar, hivernar
Nounshibernationthe torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
hibernationcessation from or slowing of activity during the winter
English > hibernate: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBe in an inactive or dormant / dormant state.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
BroaderrestBe inactive, refrain from acting

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