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sleep meaning

EN[sliːp] [-iːp]
'to sleep' UK US
WSleep
  • Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings.
  • During sleep, most systems in an animal are in an anabolic state, building up the immune, nervous, skeletal, and muscular systems.
  • The diverse purposes and mechanisms of sleep are the subject of substantial ongoing research. Sleep seems to assist animals with improvements in the body and mind.
sleep
sleep
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
              • Verbs by inflection type
                • Irregular verbs
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            1. en sleeping
            2. fr sleeping
            3. en sleepy
            4. en sleepless
            5. en sleeper
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of sleep for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "sleep" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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            Definiteness: Level 9
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