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sleep
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 8
1. To take rest by a suspension of the voluntary exercise of the powers of the body and mind, and an apathy of the organs of sense; to slumber.
2. To be careless, inattentive, or uncouncerned; not to be vigilant; to live thoughtlessly.
4. To be, or appear to be, in repose; to be quiet; to be unemployed, unused, or unagitated; to rest; to lie dormant; as, a question sleeps for the present; the law sleeps.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To give sleep to; to furnish with accomodations for sleeping; to lodge.
2. To be slumbering in; - followed by a cognate object; as, to sleep a dreamless sleep.
Part of Speech: noun
1. imp. of Sleep. Slept.
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