Definitions of bed:
  • noun:   a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    Example: "He sat on the edge of the bed"
  • noun:   a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    Example: "The gardener planted a bed of roses"
  • noun:   a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track
    Example: "The track bed had washed away"
  • noun:   the flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc.
  • noun:   a depression forming the ground under a body of water
    Example: "He searched for treasure on the ocean bed"
  • noun:   (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)
    Example: "They found a bed of sandstone"
  • noun:   single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    Example: "Slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
  • noun:   a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
    Example: "He worked in the coal beds"
  • verb:   furnish with a bed
    Example: "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"
  • verb:   put to bed
    Example: "The children were bedded at ten o'clock"
  • verb:   place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil
  • verb:   have sexual intercourse with
  • verb:   go to bed in order to sleep

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