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Related to sleep: sleep apnea, Sleep deprivation, dreams, Stages of Sleep
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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

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She never stirred, but slept on and on in a deep, tranquil, life-giving, health-giving sleep.
For two nights I had hardly had a wink of sleep, and my brain was beginning to feel that numbness which marks cerebral exhaustion.
Like two swimmers uniting their efforts to breast a current, these two Corsican souls struggled courageously; but sometimes they gave way to an apathy which resembled the sleep that precedes death.
For some time past the old couple had lost the ability to sleep.
I shall stand with you, bwana," said the chief, "and now come and look upon the stranger, who sleeps within my village.
Long before I had heard of the existence of snakes, I was tormented by them in my sleep.
Of course they'll sleep, but make them sleep on the halyards and sheets.
And when I doze over that, I beat my head with my knuckles in order to drive sleep away.
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.
The heat oppressive to suffocation--the gnats hummed and stung unceasingly--the "miserabili" without whined and moaned in their sleep.
He did not feel particularly refreshed as he should have after a good sleep.
People commended unto Zarathustra a wise man, as one who could discourse well about sleep and virtue: greatly was he honoured and rewarded for it, and all the youths sat before his chair.
As the house was damp, and only one bedroom had been kept heated, Levin put his brother to sleep in his own bedroom behind a screen.
He slept so long and so soundly, that Mr Dennis began to think he might sleep on until the turnkey visited them.
Being now penniless, and no relief or prospect of relief appearing, they retraced their steps through the deserted streets, and went back to the wharf, hoping to find the boat in which they had come, and to be allowed to sleep on board that night.