Synonyms of asleep


1. asleep(predicate) (vs. awake), at rest(prenominal), dormant, hibernating(prenominal), torpid, drowsy, drowsing(prenominal), dozy, fast asleep(predicate), sound asleep(predicate), hypnoid, sleepy, sleepy-eyed, sleepyheaded, slumberous, slumbery, slumbrous, somnolent, unawakened, unaware#1, incognizant, unconscious

usage: in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"

2. asleep(predicate), benumbed, numb, insensible (vs. sensible)

usage: lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"

3. asleep(predicate), at peace(predicate), at rest(predicate), deceased, departed, gone, dead (vs. alive)

usage: dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend"


1. asleep

usage: into a sleeping state; "he fell asleep"

2. asleep

usage: in the sleep of death

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Definition and meaning of asleep (Dictionary)