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  Definition of sleep
  1. euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
  2. a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended; "he didn''t get enough sleep last night"; "calm as a child in dreamless slumber"
  3. a torpid state resembling sleep
  4. a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn''t time for a nap"
  5. be asleep
  6. be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people"
Similar Words: rest, eternal rest, eternal sleep, quietus, slumber, nap, kip, log Z's, catch some Z's

 

See Also: sleep late, sleep in, live in, live out, sleep out

 

Hyponyms: sleeping, orthodox sleep, nonrapid eye movement sleep, NREM sleep, nonrapid eye movement, NREM, paradoxical sleep, rapid eye movement sleep, REM sleep, rapid eye movement, REM, shuteye, beauty sleep, kip, bundle, practice bundling, nap, catnap, catch a wink, sleep late, sleep in, hibernate, hole up, estivate, aestivate

 

Derivational Morphology: kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's, nap, catnap, catch a wink, sleeper, slumberer, sleeping, sleeping car, wagon-lit

 

Anagrams: spell

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: gjumë   Basque: lo and lo egin  
Belarusian: сон   Bosnian: spavati  
Breton: hun and kousket   Catalan: son  
Chinese: and 睡眠   Croatian: san and spavati  
Danish: søvn and sove   Dutch: slaap and slapen  
Esperanto: dormo   Finnish: nukkua and uni  
French: dormir and sommeil   Galician: durmir  
German: Schlaf and schlafen   Greek: ύπνος  
Hebrew: לישון and שינה   Hindi: सोना  
Hungarian: alszik and alvás   Icelandic: sofa  
Ido: dormar and dormo   Indonesian: tidur  
Interlingua: dormir and somno   Italian: dormire and sonno  
Japanese: 眠り and 眠る   Korean: 자다 and  
Kurdish: xew   Latin: dormire and somnus  
Lithuanian: miegas and miegoti   Malay: tidur  
Norwegian: søvn and sove   Polish: sen and spać  
Portuguese: dormir and sono   Romanian: dormi and somn  
Russian: сон and спать   Slovak: spať and spánok  
Slovene: spanec and spati   Spanish: dormir and sueño  
Swahili: kulala and usingizi   Swedish: sömn and sova  
Tagalog: tulog   Telugu: నిద్ర and నిద్రించు  
Turkish: uyku   Ukrainian: сон  
Vietnamese: ngu   Welsh: cwsg and cysgu  
 
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