dozes 1 of 2

plural of doze
as in naps
a short sleep a brief doze in the sun

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2 of 2

verb

present tense third-person singular of doze
1
as in sleeps
to be in a state of sleep likes to doze through those lazy summer afternoons

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2
as in rests
to sleep lightly or briefly she dozed fitfully in the car but never fell completely asleep

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“Dozes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dozes. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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