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bed

Synonyms of bed in English:

noun

  • 1 she undressed and climbed into her bed
    couch, berth, billet
    informalthe sack, the hay
    British informalone's pit
    Scottish informalkip
  • 2 a flower bed
    patch, plot, area, lot, space, border, strip, row
  • 3 the pavement consists of granite blocks set on a bed of cement
  • 4 the bed of the stream
    bottom, floor, ground, depths
  • Phrases

    go to bed

    1
    [Antonyms] get up, rise
    retire, call it a day;
    go to sleep, get some sleep, sleep, nap, have/take a nap, catnap, doze, have a doze
    informalhit the sack, hit the hay, turn in, snooze, snatch forty winks, get some shut-eye
    British informalkip, have a kip, get some kip, hit the pit
    North American informalcatch some Zs
    literaryslumber

    go to bed with someone

    2
    have sex with, have sexual intercourse with, make love to, sleep with, spend the night with;
    couple with, mate with
    informalbed, score with
    euphemistichave one's (wicked) way with
    formalcopulate with
    formalfornicate with

    verb

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  • 1 the tiles are bedded in mortar
    embed, set, fix into, insert, inlay, implant, bury, base, plant, settle
  • 2 I bedded out a few of the houseplants in a prominent position in the garden
    plant, plant out, set in beds/soil, put in the ground, set out, transplant
  • Phrases

    bed down

    1
    See go to bed

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    clinophobia fear of beds

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