Synonyms of sleep in English:



  • 1 go and have a sleep
    nap, doze, siesta, power nap, catnap, beauty sleep
    informal snooze, forty winks, bit of shut-eye, power nap
    literary slumber
  • verb

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  • 1 she slept for about an hour
    be asleep, doze, take a siesta, take a nap, catnap, sleep like a log
    informal snooze, catch/snatch forty winks, get some shut-eye, put one's head down, catch some Zs
    humorous be in the land of Nod, be in the arms of Morpheus
    literary slumber
    [Antonyms] wake up
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    sedative, soporific causing drowsiness or sleep


    go to sleep

    I'm trying to go to sleepfall asleepget to sleep informaldrop offnod offdrift offcrash outsack out

    put an animal to sleep

    our beloved poodle Maxie had to be put to sleepput downdestroyeuthanize

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