Synonyms of sleeping


1. sleeping, sleep, slumber

usage: the state of being asleep

2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping, rest, ease, repose, relaxation

usage: quiet and inactive restfulness

3. sleeping, bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity

usage: the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate


1. sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's, rest

usage: be asleep

2. sleep, accommodate, hold, admit

usage: be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people"


1. dormant(postnominal), sleeping, unerect (vs. erect)

usage: lying with head on paws as if sleeping

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Definition and meaning of sleeping (Dictionary)