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sleep

Synonyms of sleep in English:

noun

  • 1 go and have a sleep
    informalsnooze, forty winks, bit of shut-eye, power nap
    literaryslumber
  • 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
    informalsnooze, catch/snatch forty winks, get some shut-eye, put one's head down, catch some Zs
    humorousbe in the land of Nod, be in the arms of Morpheus
    literaryslumber
    [Antonyms] wake up
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    sedative, soporific causing drowsiness or sleep

    Phrases

    go to sleep

    1
    I'm trying to go to sleep
    informaldrop off, nod off, drift off, crash out, sack out

    put an animal to sleep

    2
    our beloved poodle Maxie had to be put to sleep

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