What does fall asleep mean?

Definitions for fall asleep

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fall asleep.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall asleep, dope off, flake out, drift off, nod off, drop off, doze off, drowse off(verb)

    change from a waking to a sleeping state

    "he always falls asleep during lectures"


  1. fall asleep(Verb)

    To pass from a state of wakefulness into sleep.

  2. fall asleep(Verb)

    To die


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall asleep in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall asleep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Claude Dunkenfield (W. C. Fields):

    California is the only state in the union where you can fall asleep under a rose bush in full bloom and freeze to death.

  2. Michael Miller:

    Some patients with a loud faulty valve can even hear the sound of their valve at night when they are trying to fall asleep.

  3. Christopher Jones:

    This leaves open the possibility that, in a boring fMRI scanner they have nothing to do to keep them awake and thus fall asleep.

  4. Michael Breus:

    If you’re among the many Americans who are sleep deprived, it probably won’t be difficult for you to fall asleep at the new time.

  5. Michael Grandner:

    If you can stop whatever you doing, just about any place and any time of day, and sit down and immediately fall asleep, that's a problem.

Images & Illustrations of fall asleep

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