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. 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. Karolina Pliskova:

    In the second set I had a break, and then I was feeling I'm sleeping a little bit, but then I (came) back and I'm happy that I didn't go (to) the third set.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Working to earn, spending to enjoy, eating, sleeping and marital sex, define the needs of oneself; in other words, the moral selfishness. Conversely, working, spending, enjoying, providing food and shelter for others, execute humanity and love, in other words, moral dignity.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you want to help a hungry poor man sleeping on the bench, don’t ever wake him up; put some food on the bench, put some money and leave the place without looking at your back!

  4. Mary Renault:

    In all men is evil sleeping; the good man is he who will not awaken it, in himself or in other men.

  5. Scott Kelly:

    If you're going to Mars in a smaller vehicle than the space station and living practically on top of one another, having that space that (the astronauts) spend so much time in is very, very important, you have to make it as perfect as you can, including the environment, air temperature, interfacing with the system, communication, entertainment and noise abatement because you're sleeping, living, exercising and eating right next to each other.

Images & Illustrations of sleeping

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