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Definition of 'sleep'

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  1. 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"
       Synonyms: slumber
  2. a torpid state resembling deep sleep
       Synonyms: sopor
  3. a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
       Synonyms: nap
  4. 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"
       Synonyms: rest eternal rest eternal sleep quietus


  1. be asleep
       Synonyms: kip slumber log Z's catch some Z's
       Antonyms: wake
  2. be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people"

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