HyperDic: doze_off

English > 1 sense of the expression doze off:
VERBbodydoze off, fall asleep, dope off, flake out, drift off, nod off, drop off, drowse offchange from a waking to a sleeping state
English > doze off: 1 sense > verb 1, body
Meaningchange from a waking to a sleeping state.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsfall asleep, dope off, flake out, drift off, nod off, drop off, drowse off
Narrowerzonk outfall asleep fast, as when one is extremely tired
See alsodozesleep lightly or for a short period of time
Oppositewake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, wakenstop sleeping
Spanishadormecerse, dormirse
Catalanadormir-se, endormiscar-se

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