1. bed, bedroom furniture

usage: a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"

2. bed, plot, plot of land, plot of ground, patch

usage: a plot of ground in which plants are growing; "the gardener planted a bed of roses"

3. bed, bottom, natural depression, depression

usage: a depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed"

4. bed, stratum

usage: (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock); "they found a bed of sandstone"

5. seam, bed, stratum

usage: a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit; "he worked in the coal beds"

6. layer, bed, artifact, artefact

usage: single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"

7. bed, surface

usage: the flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc.

8. bed, foundation, base, fundament, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructure

usage: a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track; "the track bed had washed away"


1. bed, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: furnish with a bed; "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"

2. bed, plant, set

usage: place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil

3. bed, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: put to bed; "The children were bedded at ten o'clock"

4. sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk, copulate, mate, pair, couple

usage: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

5. go to bed, turn in, bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack, sack out, go to sleep, retire

usage: prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"

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