What does sleeping mean?

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

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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. Francesca Del Giudice:

    We're the first to say that the situation is inadequate, we don't think it's a dignified shelter for them. We want to take them off the street; instead they're sleeping on the street.

  2. Cameron Wilson:

    I think they're just not into football, nobody will tell you that. For a long time, even I was that person who was an advocate, saying :' Yeah there's a lot of potential here, it's a sleeping giant and it's a massive goldmine waiting to be discovered.'.

  3. Don Butler:

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

  4. Lewis Jassey:

    When [Alyssa and Michael] came in they were desperate. They were sleeping maybe three to four hours at night.

  5. Giorgos Parlantzas:

    I was sleeping in my cabin when they came to alert us. I grabbed my ID and headed for the deck where people were being assembled. It must have been about 3:00 or 4:00 a.m. And we were put onto boats.

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