plural of sleep

sleeps

2 of 2

verb

present tense third-person singular of sleep
1
as in rests
to be in a state of sleep the baby slept for the entire length of the car trip found the night watchman sleeping at his post

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2
as in breeds
to engage in sexual intercourse if I don't read the tabloids, how will I know who is sleeping with whom this week?

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“Sleeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sleeps. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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