Meaning of hibernate
Pronunciation: (hi'bur-nāt"), [key]
— -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
- to spend the winter in close quarters in a dormant condition, as bears and certain other animals.
- to withdraw or be in seclusion; retire.
- to winter in a place with a milder climate: Each winter finds us hibernating in Florida.
- hibernate (Thesaurus)