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zelfstandig naamwoord

1 sleeping

The state of being asleep.

2 sleeping

Quiet and inactive restfulness.

synoniemen: dormancy, quiescence, quiescency.

3 sleeping

The suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 sleeping

Lying with head on paws as if sleeping.

synoniem: dormant.

Roget 265: quiescent, still; motionless, moveless; fixed; stationary; immotile; at rest at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor; stock, still; standing still etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 683: inactive; motionless etc. 265; unoccupied etc. (doing nothing) 681; unbusied.    indolent, lazy, slothful, idle, ... meer laten zien

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abeyant, apathetic, asleep, asleep in Jesus, at rest, bereft of life, between the lines, breathless, called home, carrion, cataleptic, catatonic, comatose, covert, croaked, cryptic, dead, dead and gone, dead asleep, death-struck ... meer laten zien.

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zelfstandig naamwoord

1 sleep

A natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended:
— He didn't get enough sleep last night.

synoniem: slumber.

Roget 683: inactivity; inaction etc. 681; inertness etc. 172; obstinacy etc. 606.    lull etc. (cessation) ... meer laten zien

Roget 823: insensibility, insensibleness; moral insensibility; inertness, inertia; vis inertiae [Lat.]; impassibility, impassibleness; inappetency, apathy, phlegm, dullness, hebetude, supineness, ... meer laten zien

Roget 376: insensibility, physical insensibility; obtuseness etc. adj.; palsy, paralysis, paraesthesia [Med.], anaesthesia; sleep etc. 823; hemiplegia, motor paralysis; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: maffen, slaap, slapen, sluimer
Pools: sen, spoczynek

2 sleep

A torpid state resembling deep sleep.

synoniem: sopor.

Nederlands: slaap

3 sleep

A period of time spent sleeping:
— He felt better after a little sleep.

synoniem: nap.

4 sleep

Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb):
— They had to put their family pet to sleep.

synoniemen: eternal rest, eternal sleep, quietus, rest.

Roget 687: repose, rest, silken repose; sleep etc. 683.    relaxation, breathing time; halt, stay, pause etc. (cessation) ... meer laten zien

Roget 265: rest; stillness etc. adj.; quiescence; stagnation, stagnancy; fixity, immobility, catalepsy; indisturbance; quietism.    quiet, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: kwijtschelding


1 sleep

Be asleep.

synoniemen: catch some Z's, kip, log Z's, slumber.

Roget 683: be inactive etc. adj.; do nothing etc. 681; move slowly etc. 275; let the grass grow under one's feet; take one's time, dawdle, drawl, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: bronzen, keveren, knorren, maffen, meuren, pitten, rusten, slapen, snurken

2 sleep

Be able to accommodate for sleeping.

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: KO, annihilation, ataraxia, ataraxy, bane, be caught napping, be neglectful, be negligent, beauty sleep, beddy-bye, bedtime, biological death, blackout, blanket drill, bye-bye, calmness, catalepsy, catatonia, catatony, catnap ... meer laten zien.

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