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Synonyms for sleep

slumber

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accommodate

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get to sleep

lose any or much sleep about or over something

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put something to sleep

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sleep over

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sleep together

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sleep with someone

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Synonyms for sleep

the natural recurring condition of suspended consciousness by which the body rests

to be asleep

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sleep in: to sleep longer than intended

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sleep with: to engage in sexual relations with

Synonyms for sleep

a torpid state resembling deep sleep

a period of time spent sleeping

euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)

be able to accommodate for sleeping

References in classic literature ?
Peace with God and thy neighbour: so desireth good sleep.
He who leadeth his sheep to the greenest pasture, shall always be for me the best shepherd: so doth it accord with good sleep.
Sleep thou, Sancho," returned Don Quixote, "for thou wast born to sleep as I was born to watch; and during the time it now wants of dawn I will give a loose rein to my thoughts, and seek a vent for them in a little madrigal which, unknown to thee, I composed in my head last night.
I should think," said Sancho, "that the thoughts that allow one to make verses cannot be of great consequence; let your worship string verses as much as you like and I'll sleep as much as I can;" and forthwith, taking the space of ground he required, he muffled himself up and fell into a sound sleep, undisturbed by bond, debt, or trouble of any sort.
Ah, not if you were like me, if sleep was to you a presage of horror
All this weakness comes to me in sleep, until I dread the very thought.
Try to get all the sleep you can, for we must start early to avoid the heat of the day," and there was the sound of the guide leaving and arranging the folds of the mosquito net behind him to keep out the night- flying insects.
Once more Ned composed himself to sleep, and this time successfully, for he did not have any more unpleasant dreams.
This was not lost upon the boy, who, before he curled himself down to sleep, securely tied to a tree the end of the cord that was about Jerry's neck.
Somo was largely deserted, and those that were in it were sunk in sleep.
But we have to sleep, just the same as the up-stairs people do, and for my part I'm going to bed in a few minutes.
Each night was rather a bore to the Scarecrow, Tiktok and the Sawhorse; but they had learned from experience to pass the time patiently and quietly, since all their friends who were made of flesh had to sleep and did not like to be disturbed.
But the maid did not want money, and asked that she should sleep again by the Prince's door.
When the bride saw it she wanted to have it, but the maid would only give it her on condition that she should sleep for the third time by the Prince's door.
He had evidently gone to sleep with his sword in his arms.