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Definitions of sleep:
  • noun:   a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    Example: "He didn't get enough sleep last night"
  • noun:   a torpid state resembling sleep
  • noun:   a period of time spent sleeping
    Example: "He felt better after a little sleep"
  • noun:   euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    Example: "They had to put their family pet to sleep"
  • verb:   be able to accommodate for sleeping
    Example: "This tent sleeps six people"
  • verb:   be asleep

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