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KK Pronunciation

〔 slip 〕


〔 sliːp 〕

Overview of noun sleep

The noun sleep has 4 senses

  • sleep, slumber -- (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")

  • sleep, sopor -- (a torpid state resembling deep sleep)

  • sleep, nap -- (a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap")

  • rest, eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep, quietus -- (euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep")

Overview of verb sleep

The verb sleep has 2 senses