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bed

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bed

  1. 1 a place set aside for sleeping <the sofa in the living room will be your bed for the night> Synonyms bunk, doss [chiefly British], hay [slang], kip, lair [British dialect], pad, rack, sack Related Words bedstead, futon, mattress, pallet; bunk bed, cot, couch, daybed, feather bed, four-poster, hammock, Murphy bed, shakedown, sleigh bed, sofa, sofa bed, studio couch, trundle bed, water bed; bassinet, carry-cot [British], cradle, crib

  2. 2 the surface upon which a body of water lies <some prospectors supposedly found gold in the bed of that mountain stream> Synonyms bottom, floorRelated Words riverbed; base, basement, foundation, groundNear Antonyms surface

  3. 3 a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself <I always brush my teeth and floss before going to bed> Synonyms sleep, catnapping, dozing, napping, repose, rest, resting, shut-eye, slumber, slumbering, snoozing, z's (or zs)Related Words catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, nap, siesta, snooze, wink; oversleeping; dreaming, rapid eye movementNear Antonyms insomnia, sleeplessnessAntonyms consciousness, wake, wakefulness




bed

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bed

  1. 1 to go to one's bed in order to sleep <the campers all bedded down for the night around 9:00 p.m.> Synonyms crash [slang], doss (down) [chiefly British], retire, turn in Related Words bunk, perch, roost, settle; doze, drop off, nap, nod, sleep, slumber, snooze; couch, lie (down), recline Phrases hit the hay (or sack) Near Antonyms arouse, awake, awaken, rouse, wake, waken; bestir, stir; reawake, reawaken; shift, stir Antonyms arise, get up, rise, uprise

  2. 2 to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter <a walkway of flagstones firmly bedded in the earth> Synonyms entrench, embed (also imbed), enroot, fix, impact, implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, rootRelated Words imbue, infuse, instill; beat (into), drive (into); establish, place, put, settle, stickNear Antonyms eliminate, eradicate; eject, expel; detach, disconnect, disengage, removeAntonyms dislodge, root (out), uproot




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