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To sleep, or to go to sleep - synonyms or related words

sleep

verb

to go into a natural state in which you are unconscious for a time and your body rests, especially for several hours at night

doze off

to start to sleep, especially during the day and without intending to

drift off

to start to sleep

doze

verb

to sleep for a short time, especially during the day

nap

verb

to sleep for a short period of time, usually during the day

drowse

verb

to be in a light sleep, or to feel that you are going to sleep

snooze

verb

informal

to sleep for a short period of time, especially during the day

drop off

informal

to start to sleep

go off

British

spoken

to start to sleep

go to sleep

to begin sleeping

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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a stupid person

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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