Synonyms for sleeping

Synonyms for (noun) sleeping

Synonyms: sleeping

Definition: the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate

Similar words: bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity

Definition: an organic process that takes place in the body

Usage: respiratory activity


Synonyms: dormancy, sleeping, quiescence, quiescency

Definition: quiet and inactive restfulness

Similar words: rest, relaxation, repose, ease

Definition: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

Usage: took his repose by the swimming pool


Synonyms: sleeping

Definition: the state of being asleep

Similar words: sleep, slumber

Definition: a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended

Usage: he didn't get enough sleep last night; calm as a child in dreamless slumber

Synonyms for (adjective) sleeping

Synonyms: dormant, sleeping

Definition: lying with head on paws as if sleeping

Similar words: unerect

Definition: not upright in position or posture