Synonyms of sleep in English:

sleep


See definition of sleep

noun

1‘why don't you go and lie down and have a sleep?’

SYNONYMS

nap, doze, rest, siesta, drowse, catnap

beauty sleep

informal snooze, forty winks, a bit of shut-eye, power nap

British informal kip, zizz

child language bye-byes

literary slumber


verb

1‘she slept for about an hour’

SYNONYMS

be asleep, doze, rest, take a siesta, nap, take a nap, catnap, drowse

sleep like a log, sleep like a top

informal snooze, snatch forty winks, get some shut-eye, be in the land of Nod

British informal kip, have a kip, get one's head down, zizz, get some zizz

North American informal catch some Zs

literary slumber, be in the arms of Morpheus

ANTONYMS

wake up


Phrases

    go to sleep

      ‘I went to sleep almost as soon as my head hit the pillow’

      SYNONYMS

      fall asleep, get to sleep

      informal

      drop off, nod off, go off, drift off, crash out, go out like a light, flake out, conk out

      North American informal

      sack out, zone out

    put something to sleep

      ‘the horse's condition deteriorated and he was put to sleep’

      SYNONYMS

      put down, destroy, put out of its misery