What does sleeping mean?

Definitions for sleeping

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sleeping.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleeping(noun)

    the state of being asleep

  2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping(noun)

    quiet and inactive restfulness

  3. sleeping(adj)

    the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate

  4. dormant(ip), sleeping(adj)

    lying with head on paws as if sleeping

Wiktionary

  1. sleeping(Noun)

    the state or act of being asleep.

  2. sleeping(Adjective)

    asleep

  3. sleeping(Adjective)

    used for sleep; used to produce sleep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleeping

    of Sleep

  2. Sleeping

    a. & n. from Sleep

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sleeping' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3405

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.

  2. Kenyan Proverb:

    You may laugh at a friend's roof don't laugh at his sleeping accomodation.

  3. Arnold J. Toynbee:

    History teaches us that when a barbarian race confronts a sleeping culture, the barbarian always wins.

  4. Greg Potter:

    Our findings suggest that people sleeping in this seven to nine hour range are less likely to be overweight than those sleeping less.

  5. Carrie Shapiro-Mendoza:

    We have little understanding of how many infants in the U.S. are put into sleeping environments where soft bedding or blankets may be used.

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