Definition of put to sleep
- Did you put the kids to sleep?
- Her lectures used to put me to sleep.
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: a state resembling sleep: such as
: a state of torpid inactivity
: to rest in a state of sleep
: to be in a state (as of quiescence or death) resembling sleep
: to have sexual relations
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