Meaning of doze

doze

Pronunciation: (dōz), [key]
— v., n. dozed, doz•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to sleep lightly or fitfully.
  2. to fall into a light sleep unintentionally (often fol. by off&hasp;): He dozed off during the sermon.
  3. to sleep for a short time; nap.
  4. to be dull or half asleep.
—v.t.
  1. to pass or spend (time) in drowsiness (often fol. by away): He dozed away the afternoon.
—n.
  1. a light or fitful sleep; nap.

doze

Pronunciation: (dōz), [key]
— dozed, doz•ing.
  1. to clear or level with a bulldozer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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