sleep (Noun) - /sleep/ - /slēp/

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English to Tamil Meaning or Translation of Sleep


sleep = தூங்கு, உறங்கு

English to English meaning of 'sleep'


1. 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"
2. 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"
3. a torpid state resembling sleep
4. a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn''t time for a nap"
5. be asleep
6. be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people"

Related Phrases of 'sleep'


1. sleep talking - uttering speech while asleep
2. cat sleep - a short sleep (usually not in bed)
3. short sleep - a short sleep (usually not in bed)
4. eternal sleep - 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"
5. sleep terror disorder - a disorder of sleep characterized by a dream of terrifying dimensions far worse than a typical nightmare; they occur during NREM sleep
6. orthodox sleep - a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
7. nonrapid eye movement sleep - a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
8. NREM sleep - a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
9. paradoxical sleep - a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of Rapid Eye Movements during sleep
10. rapid eye movement sleep - a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of Rapid Eye Movements during sleep
11. REM sleep - a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of Rapid Eye Movements during sleep
12. twilight sleep - a state of general anesthesia in which the person retains a slight degree of consciousness; can be induced by injection of scopolamine or morphine
13. sleep disorder - a disturbance of the normal sleep pattern
14. sleep apnea - apnea that occurs during sleep
15. beauty sleep - sleep before midnight
16. sleep late - sleep later than usual or customary; "On Sundays, I sleep in"
17. sleep in - sleep later than usual or customary; "On Sundays, I sleep in"

Synonyms of 'sleep'


bed, catnapping, dozing, napping, repose, rest, resting, shut-eye, slumber, slumbering, snoozing, z's (or zs)

Antonyms of 'sleep'


consciousness, wake, wakefulness

Examples of 'sleep'


1. Graeter told Style Weekly the restaurant plays music so loudly he cannot sleep. Read Article
2. How did Rip Van Winkle sleep for 20 years and have the world slip by him? Read Article
3. Her roommate talks in her sleep.
4. A new study shows that boozing before bed may mean a bad night's sleep. Read Article
5. So while the procedure is not new, Susan says using it to cure sleep apnea is. Read Article
6. Sleep naked: 34per cent of U.S. women and 38per cent of men without clothes wit Read Article
7. I just need to get some sleep.
8. How much sleep did you get last night?
9. The noise woke her from a deep sleep.
10. He woke up and rubbed the sleep out of his eyes.

Nearby Words of 'sleep'

slavonic - slaw - slay - sleazy - sled - sledge - sleek - sleep - sleepy - sleet - sleeve - sleigh - slelght - slender - slept - sleuth

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