HyperDic: fall_asleep

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

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