Meaning of sleep

Definition of sleep

(noun) 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"
a torpid state resembling deep sleep
a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
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"
(verb) be asleep
be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people"

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