go to sleep

Definition of go to sleep

  1. 1 :  to begin sleeping She lay down on the couch and went (right) to sleep. Tell the kids it's time to go to sleep. After the party, I just wanted to go to sleep.

  2. 2 of a part of the body (such as a foot or leg) :  to be without feeling for a brief time usually because it has been kept in an awkward position for too long When I started to get up I realized my foot had gone to sleep.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

  1. :  the natural periodic suspension of consciousness during which the powers of the body are restored — compare REM sleep, slow-wave sleep

    :  a state resembling sleep: such as

    :  a state of torpid inactivity

  1. :  to rest in a state of sleep

    :  to be in a state (as of quiescence or death) resembling sleep

    :  to be slumbering in

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