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Synonyms of sleep

Noun


1. sleep, slumber, physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition

usage: 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"

2. sleep, sopor, physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition

usage: a torpid state resembling deep sleep

3. sleep, nap, time period, period of time, period

usage: a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"

4. rest, eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep, quietus, death

usage: 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"

Verb


1. sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's, rest

usage: be asleep

2. sleep, accommodate, hold, admit

usage: be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people"

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