HyperDic: sleep

English > 6 senses of the word sleep:
VERBbodysleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z'sbe asleep
stativesleepbe able to accommodate for sleeping
NOUNstatesleep, slumbera natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
statesleep, sopora torpid state resembling deep sleep
timesleep, napa period of time spent sleeping
statesleep, rest, eternal rest, eternal sleep, quietuseuphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
sleep > pronunciation
Soundssliy'p
Rhymesasleep ... weep: 22 rhymes with iyp...
English > sleep: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended.
Example"he didn't get enough sleep last night"
Synonymslumber
Narrowerorthodox sleep, nonrapid eye movement sleep, NREM sleep, nonrapid eye movement, NREMA recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur
paradoxical sleep, rapid eye movement sleep, REM sleep, rapid eye movement, REMA recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs
shuteye, shut-eyeinformal term for sleep
sleepingThe state of being asleep
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Spanishdormir, sueño
Catalandormir, son
Adjectivessleepyready to fall asleep
Verbssleepbe asleep
English > sleep: 6 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA torpid state resembling deep sleep.
Synonymsopor
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Spanishsopor
Catalansopor
English > sleep: 6 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningA period of time spent sleeping.
Example"he felt better after a little sleep"
Synonymnap
Narrowerbeauty sleepsleep before midnight
kipsleep
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishcabezada, siesta, sueño
Catalanmigdiada
Verbssleepbe asleep
sleepbe able to accommodate for sleeping
English > sleep: 6 senses > noun 4, state
Meaningeuphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb).
Example "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
Synonymsrest, eternal rest, eternal sleep, quietus
BroaderdeathThe absence of life or state of being dead
Spanishsueño eterno
English > sleep: 6 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningBe asleep.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue sleep
Synonymskip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's
Caused bycause to sleepmake fall asleep
Entailed bydreamExperience while sleeping
oversleepsleep longer than intended
snore, saw wood, saw logsbreathe noisily during one's sleep
wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, wakenstop sleeping
Narrowerbundle, practice bundlingsleep fully clothed in the same bed with one's betrothed
estivate, aestivatesleep during summer
hibernate, hole upsleep during winter
nap, catnap, catch a winkTake a siesta
sleep late, sleep insleep later than usual or customary
BroaderrestBe at rest
See alsosleep inlive in the house where one works
sleep late, sleep insleep later than usual or customary
sleep outwork in a house where one does not live
OppositewakeBe awake, be alert, be there
Spanishdormir, dormitar
Catalandormir, dormisquejar
Nounssleepa natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
sleepa period of time spent sleeping
sleepera rester who is sleeping
sleepingthe state of being asleep
English > sleep: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe able to accommodate for sleeping.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"This tent sleeps six people"
Broaderaccommodate, hold, admitHave room for
Nounssleepa period of time spent sleeping
sleepera passenger car that has berths for sleeping
sleepera piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed

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