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sleep

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sleep

  1. 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 Synonyms of sleep bed, catnapping, dozing, napping, repose, rest, resting, shut-eye, slumber, slumbering, snoozing, z's (or zs) Words Related to sleep catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, nap, siesta, snooze, wink; oversleeping; dreaming, rapid eye movement Near Antonyms of sleep insomnia, sleeplessness Antonyms of sleep consciousness, wake, wakefulness

  2. 2 the state of being dead a grieving widower longing to join his beloved wife in her eternal sleep Synonyms of sleep dead, deadness, grave, lifelessness, nothingness, deathWords Related to sleep mortalityNear Antonyms of sleep immortality; life span, lifetimeAntonyms of sleep existence, life

  3. 3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities regretfully put their terminally ill dog to sleep Synonyms of sleep curtains, decease, demise, dissolution, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, deathWords Related to sleep casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms of sleep existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms of sleep birth, nativity


sleep

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sleep

  1. 1 to be in a state of sleep the baby slept for the entire length of the car trip Synonyms of sleep catnap, doze, nap, rest, slumber, snooze Words Related to sleep drop off, drowse (off), nod off; oversleep, sleep in; dream, hibernate Near Antonyms of sleep arise, arouse, awake, rise, wake

  2. 2 to engage in sexual intercourse if I don't read the tabloids, how will I know who is sleeping with whom this week? Synonyms of sleep breed, mate, copulateWords Related to sleep fool around, fornicate



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