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Overview of noun bed

The noun bed has 8 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (51) bed

(a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair")

2. (3) bed

(a plot of ground in which plants are growing; "the gardener planted a bed of roses")

3. (2) bed, bottom

(a depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed")

4. bed

((geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock); "they found a bed of sandstone")

5. seam, bed

(a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit; "he worked in the coal beds")

6. layer, bed

(single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach")

7. bed

(the flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc.)

8. bed

(a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track; "the track bed had washed away")

Overview of verb bed

The verb bed has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bed

(furnish with a bed; "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals")

2. bed

(place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil)

3. bed

(put to bed; "The children were bedded at ten o'clock")

4. sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk

(have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?")

5. go to bed, turn in, bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack, sack out, go to sleep, retire

(prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn")

Overview of verb be

The verb be has 13 senses? (first 11 from tagged texts)
1. (10742) be

(have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

2. (3019) be

(be identical to; be someone or something; "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house")

3. (901) be

(occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?")

4. (701) exist, be

(have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?")

5. (698) be

(happen, occur, take place; "I lost my wallet; this was during the visit to my parents' house"; "There were two hundred people at his funeral"; "There was a lot of noise in the kitchen")

6. (270) equal, be

(be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!")

7. (189) constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be

(form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army")

8. (86) be, follow

(work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher")

9. (58) embody, be, personify

(represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet")

10. (2) be

(spend or use time; "I may be an hour")

11. (1) be, live

(have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war")

12. be

(to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted

13. cost, be

(be priced at; "These shoes cost $100") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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