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sleep

sleep

 
pronunciation:
slip
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: sleeps, sleeping, slept
definition 1: to be in the state of rest for the body and mind in which the eyes are closed and one is not fully conscious.
I will sleep when I get tired.
synonyms:
slumber
similar words:
bunk, doze, hibernate, nap, rest, snooze
definition 2: to be not active or not aware.
If you leave the computer on and don't use it, it will sleep.What did you say? My brain was sleeping.
similar words:
slumber
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state of rest for the body and mind in which the eyes are closed and one is not fully conscious.
Do you ever talk in your sleep?I went to bed early to get plenty of sleep.
 
synonyms:
slumber
definition 2: any state of being completely without activity.
The hibernation of animals is sometimes called sleep.
synonyms:
dormancy
Word Builder: sleep +
  • sleepy:
    feeling a need for sleep; tired.
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