HyperDic: asleep

English > 5 senses of the word asleep:
ADJECTIVEallasleepin a state of sleep
allasleep, benumbed, numblacking sensation
allasleep, at peace, at rest, deceased, departed, gonedead
ADVERBallasleepinto a sleeping state
allasleepin the sleep of death
asleep > pronunciation
Soundsahsliy'p
Rhymesbeep ... weep: 22 rhymes with iyp...
English > asleep: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn a state of sleep.
Examples
  • "were all asleep when the phone rang"
  • "fell asleep at the wheel"
Narrowerat restIn a state of repose or especially sleep
dormant, hibernating, torpidIn a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
drowsy, drowsing, dozyHalf asleep
fast asleep, sound asleepsleeping deeply
hypnoidOf or relating to a state of sleep or hypnosis
sleepy, sleepy-eyed, sleepyheadedReady to fall asleep
slumberous, slumbery, slumbrous, somnolentInclined to or marked by drowsiness
unawakenedStill asleep
See alsounaware, incognizant(often followed by 'of') not aware / aware
unconsciousnot conscious
Oppositeawakenot in a state of sleep
Spanishdormido
Catalanadormit
Adverbsasleepinto a sleeping state
English > asleep: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking sensation.
Example"my foot is asleep"
Synonymsbenumbed, numb
BroaderinsensibleIncapable of physical sensation
Spanishentumecido, insensibilizado, insensible
Catalaninsensibilitzat, insensible
English > asleep: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdead.
Synonymsat peace, at rest, deceased, departed, gone
Broaderdeadno longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
Usage ofeuphemismAn inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
Spanishdifunto, fallecido, muerto
Catalandifunt, mort
Adverbsasleepin the sleep of death
English > asleep: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningInto a sleeping state.
Example"he fell asleep"
Adjectivesasleepin a state of sleep
English > asleep: 5 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn the sleep of death.
Adjectivesasleepdead

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