Synonyms for (noun) sleep

Synonyms: sleep, quietus, rest, eternal rest, eternal sleep

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

Usage: she was laid to rest beside her husband; they had to put their family pet to sleep

Similar words: death

Definition: the absence of life or state of being dead

Usage: he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life


Synonyms: sleep, slumber

Definition: a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended

Usage: he didn't get enough sleep last night; calm as a child in dreamless slumber

Similar words: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions


Synonyms: sleep, sopor

Definition: a torpid state resembling deep sleep

Similar words: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions


Synonyms: sleep, nap

Definition: a period of time spent sleeping

Usage: he felt better after a little sleep; there wasn't time for a nap

Similar words: time period, period, period of time

Definition: an amount of time

Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms for (verb) sleep

Synonyms: catch some Z's, kip, log Z's, sleep, slumber

Definition: be asleep

Similar words: rest

Definition: be at rest


Synonyms: sleep

Definition: be able to accommodate for sleeping

Usage: This tent sleeps six people

Similar words: hold, admit, accommodate

Definition: have room for; hold without crowding

Usage: This hotel can accommodate 250 guests; The theater admits 300 people; The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people