1. hibernate

verb. ['ˈhaɪbɝˌneɪt'] sleep during winter.


  • hole up
  • sleep
  • slumber
  • catch some Z's
  • log Z's


  • wake
  • estivate
  • be active
  • waking


  • hibernatus (Latin)
  • hiberno (Latin)

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Rhymes with Hibernate

  • agglutinate
  • alienate
  • alternate
  • assassinate
  • caffeinate
  • carbonate
  • chlorinate
  • concatenate
  • contaminate
  • coordinate
  • cross-pollinate
  • culminate
  • decaffeinate
  • decontaminate
  • denominate
  • designate
  • designate
  • determinate
  • detonate
  • discriminate

How do you pronounce hibernate?

Pronounce hibernate as ˈhaɪbərˌneɪt.

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Sentences with hibernate

1. Verb, base form
Coyotes do not hibernate, but they do sleep and give birth in their dens.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Not all cottonmouths hibernate during the winter months, but those that reside in northern climates generally do.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The sleep, hibernate and shutdown settings can help save energy when your computer is not in use.

Quotes about hibernate

1. We think to dance, and dance in thought. But to hibernate in the mind, is to bring upon us an apocalypse of the Soul.
- Ilyas Kassam

2. hibernate

verb. ['ˈhaɪbɝˌneɪt'] be in an inactive or dormant state.


  • change


  • hibernatus (Latin)
  • hiberno (Latin)