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a·sleep

asleep

 
 
pronunciation:
slip
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: sleeping.
Please be quiet while the baby is asleep.
 
antonyms:
awake
similar words:
at rest, dormant, dozing, sleepy, slumbering, unconscious
definition 2: without feeling; numb.
She suddenly noticed that her leg was asleep.
synonyms:
numb
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part of speech: adverb
definition: into a condition of sleep.
I fell asleep on the couch while reading.