What does sleeping mean?

Definitions for sleeping
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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

How to pronounce sleeping?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sleeping in sign language?

  1. sleeping

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

Examples of sleeping in a Sentence

  1. Attorney Bill Moran:

    I couldn't have come up with a conspiracy that kooky if I took the next week off from sleeping and dedicated that time solely to freebasing paint.

  2. Khaleda Banu:

    My son just slipped away. I was sleeping when he left.

  3. Abdul Halim al-Attar:

    It was Reem, the way she looks sleeping on my shoulder. Her face. She seems so innocent.

  4. Sharon Cooksey:

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommend that a carbon monoxide alarm be placed on every floor of the home and also outside of every sleeping area.

  5. Kate Caithness:

    To be fair in the past, we’ve always said the United States were our sleeping giant. It actually woken up before the Olympics, but of course with Shuster and his team winning gold, I mean it’s now gone crazy.

Images & Illustrations of sleeping

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