sleep


sleep

noun

Definition of SLEEP

1
a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself <neither of them has been getting much sleep since the baby was born>
Near Antonyms insomnia, sleeplessness
2
the state of being dead <a grieving widower longing to join his beloved wife in her eternal sleep>
Related Words mortality
Antonyms existence, life
3
the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities <regretfully put their terminally ill dog to sleep>
Antonyms birth, nativity

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