What does sleeping mean?

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleepingnoun

    the state of being asleep

  2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleepingnoun

    quiet and inactive restfulness

  3. sleepingadjective

    the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate

  4. dormant(ip), sleepingadjective

    lying with head on paws as if sleeping

Wiktionary

  1. sleepingnoun

    the state or act of being asleep.

  2. sleepingadjective

    asleep

  3. sleepingadjective

    used for sleep; used to produce sleep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleeping

    of Sleep

  2. Sleeping

    a. & n. from Sleep

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce sleeping?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Greg Stube:

    I ’m flabbergasted by this sleeping pill accusation.

  2. Amy Sherman-Palladino:

    Every character that was under 18 on TV at the time was like ‘f--k it’ [and having sex], we were trying to play the truth of who she was, I didn’t want her to get drunk at a party and be like ‘woo, what happened!’ We got to a point where the studio and network were like ‘she’s gotta have sex, is she a nun?’ … I wanted it to be Dean and I wanted it to be at a time when they weren’t together. He was that great first boyfriend that you struggle with that as your life goes on, and you’re like, ‘the first one was so nice… maybe I shouldn’t have left that guy.’ That was a big thing only because people were like ‘what’s with her not sleeping with boys?'.

  3. Keala Martins-Keliihoomalu:

    People are at their breaking point, you see really old people sleeping on the ground and in tents.

  4. Don Butler:

    We can now help improve your vehicles capability, quality and overall driving experience while youre sleeping.

  5. Ratchadawan Puengprasoppon:

    We were sleeping and woke up by a sound inside our kitchen, so we rushed downstairs and saw this elephant poked its head into our kitchen where the wall was broken.

Images & Illustrations of sleeping

  1. sleepingsleepingsleepingsleepingsleeping

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