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sleep

verb   /sliːp/ ( past tense and past participle slept)
A1 to be in the state of rest when your eyes are closed, your body is not active, and your mind is unconscious dormir We slept in a hotel last night. Did you sleep well?
sleep like a log
to sleep very well dormir como un tronco I went to bed early and slept like a log.
→  Phrasal verbs sleep in , sleep with someone
noun   /sliːp/
B1 [no plural] the state you are in when you are sleeping, or a period of time when you are sleeping sueño You need to go home and get some sleep. It took me ages to get to sleep (= to succeed in sleeping).
B1 a period of sleeping sueño Why don’t you have a little sleep? You need a good night’s sleep (= a night when you sleep well).
go to sleep
B1 to begin to sleep quedarse dormido Babies often go to sleep after they are fed.
put something to sleep
to kill an animal that is very sick or very old so that it does not suffer any more sacrificar a algo
(Definition of sleep from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sleep

verb /sliːp/ ( past tense, past participle slept /slept/)
to rest with the eyes closed and in a state of natural unconsciousness dormir Goodnight – sleep well! I can’t sleep – my mind is too active.
sleeper noun
a person who sleeps durmiente Nothing occurred to disturb the sleepers.
a berth or compartment for sleeping, on a train coche-cama I’d like to book a sleeper on the London train.
sleepless adjective
without sleep insomne, en vela, en blanco He spent a sleepless night worrying about the situation.
sleepy adjective ( comparative sleepier, superlative sleepiest)
inclined to sleep; drowsy somnoliento, soñoliento, adormecido I feel very sleepy after that long walk.
not (seeming to be) alert somnoliento She always has a sleepy expression on her face.
(of places etc) very quiet; lacking entertainment and excitement tranquilo a sleepy town.
sleepily adverb
con sueño, soñolientamente He sleepily washed and got dressed.
sleepiness noun
somnolencia
sleeping bag noun
a kind of large warm bag for sleeping in, used by campers etc. saco de dormir
sleeping pill noun ( sleeping tablet)
a kind of pill that can be taken to make one sleep somnífero She tried to commit suicide by swallowing an overdose of sleeping pills.
sleepwalk verb
to walk about while asleep ser sonámbulo, pasear dormido She was sleepwalking again last night.
sleepwalker noun
sonámbulo
put to sleep
to cause (a person or animal) to become unconscious by means of an anaesthetic; to anaesthetize dormir, anestesiar The doctor will give you an injection to put you to sleep.
to kill (an animal) painlessly, usually by the injection of a drug sacrificar As she was so old and ill my cat had to be put to sleep.
sleep like a log/top
to sleep very well and soundly dormir como un tronco/lirón I slept like a log last night.
sleep off phrasal verb
to recover from (something) by sleeping dormir la mona She’s in bed sleeping off the effects of the party.
sleep on phrasal verb
to put off making a decision about (something) overnight consultar algo con la almohada I’ll sleep on it and let you know tomorrow.
(Definition of sleep from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “sleep”
in Korean 자다…
in Arabic يَنام…
in Malaysian tidur…
in French dormir…
in Russian спать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡,睡覺, 入睡, (車輛、帳篷等)躺得下,可供…睡覺…
in Italian dormire…
in Turkish uyumak…
in Polish spać…
in Vietnamese ngủ…
in Portuguese dormir…
in Thai หลับ…
in German schlafen…
in Catalan dormir…
in Japanese 眠る, 寝る…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡,睡觉, 入睡, (车辆、帐篷等)躺得下,可供…睡觉…
in Indonesian tidur…
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