|1.||[ verb ] be asleep|
|Synonyms:||slumber catch_some_Z's log_Z's kip|
|Related terms:||wake rest rest hibernate sleep_late nap bundle estivate live_in sleep_late sleep_late live_out sleeper|
|2.||[ noun ] a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended|
"he didn't get enough sleep last night" "calm as a child in dreamless slumber"
|Related terms:||physiological_state sleeping shuteye nonrapid_eye_movement_sleep nonrapid_eye_movement rapid_eye_movement_sleep|
|3.||[ noun ] (medicine) a torpid state resembling sleep|
|4.||[ noun ] a period of time spent sleeping|
"he felt better after a little sleep" "there wasn't time for a nap"
|Related terms:||time_period beauty_sleep kip nap|
|5.||[ verb ] be able to accommodate for sleeping|
"This tent sleeps six people"
|Related terms:||accommodate contain|
|6.||[ noun ] euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)|
|Synonyms:||rest quietus eternal_sleep eternal_rest|
"she was laid to rest beside her husband" "they had to put their family pet to sleep"