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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
bed (noun)
1.
a) a piece of furniture on or in which to lie and sleep
b) (1) a place of sex relations
(2) marital relationship
(3) close association - cahoots a legislator in bed with lobbyists
c) a place for sleeping
d) - sleep , also a time for sleeping - took a walk before bed
e) (1) a mattress filled with soft material
(2) - bedstead
f) the equipment and services needed to care for one hospitalized patient or hotel guest
2.
a flat or level surface as
a) a plot of ground prepared for plants , also the plants grown in such a plot
b) the bottom of a body of water , especially an area of sea bottom supporting a heavy growth of a particular organism - an oyster bed
3.
a supporting surface or structure - foundation
4.
- layer stratum
5.
a) the place or material in which a block or brick is laid
b) the lower surface of a brick, slate, or tile
6.
a mass or heap resembling a bed - a bed of ashes served on a bed of lettuce
bed (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
a) to find or make sleeping accommodations - usually used with down a place to bed down
b) to go to bed - usually used with down bed down at midnight
2.
to form a layer
3.
transitive verb
to lie flat or flush
1.
a) to furnish with a bed or bedding settle in sleeping quarters - often used with down
b) to put, take, or send to bed
2.
a) - embed
b) to plant or arrange in beds
c) - base establish
3.
a) to lay flat or in a layer
b) to make a bed in or of
4.
to have sexual intercourse with
BEd (abbreviation)
bachelor of education
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
bed (noun)
1.
a place set aside for sleeping
SYNONIMS:
bunk, doss, hay, kip, lair, pad, rack, sack
RELATED WORDS:
bedstead, futon, mattress, pallet; bunk bed, cot, couch, daybed, feather bed, four-poster, hammock, Murphy bed, shakedown, sleigh bed, sofa, sofa bed, studio couch, trundle bed, water bed; bassinet, carry-cot [], cradle, crib
bed (noun)
2.
the surface upon which a body of water lies
SYNONIMS:
bed, floor
RELATED WORDS:
riverbed; base, basement, foundation, ground
NEAR ANTONYMS:
surface
bed (noun)
3.
a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself
SYNONIMS:
bed, catnapping, dozing, napping, repose, rest, resting, shut-eye, slumber, slumbering, snoozing, z's ( zs)
RELATED WORDS:
catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, nap, siesta, snooze, wink; oversleeping; dreaming, rapid eye movement
NEAR ANTONYMS:
insomnia, sleeplessness
consciousness, wake, wakefulness
bed (verb)
1.
to go to one's bed in order to sleep
SYNONIMS:
crash, doss (down), retire, turn in
RELATED WORDS:
bunk, perch, roost, settle; doze, drop off, nap, nod, sleep, slumber, snooze; couch, lie (down), recline
hit the hay ( sack)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
arouse, awake, awaken, rouse, wake, waken; bestir, stir; reawake, reawaken; shift, stir
arise, get up, rise, uprise
bed (verb)
2.
to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
SYNONIMS:
bed, embed ( imbed), enroot, fix, impact, implant, ingrain ( engrain), lodge, root
RELATED WORDS:
imbue, infuse, instill; beat (into), drive (into); establish, place, put, settle, stick
NEAR ANTONYMS:
eliminate, eradicate; eject, expel; detach, disconnect, disengage, remove
dislodge, root (out), uproot
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