Synonyms

1. sleep-learning

noun. teaching during sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep).

Synonyms

  • instruction
  • pedagogy
  • hypnopedia

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Words that Rhyme with Nrem Sleep

  • oversleep
  • mcsleep
  • anandeep
  • streep
  • phillipe
  • felipe
  • bopeep
  • asleep
  • sweep
  • steep
  • schliep
  • griep
  • creep
  • bleep
  • weep
  • veep
  • tepe
  • sheep
  • sepe
  • seipp
  • seip
  • seep
  • riepe
  • reep
  • reap
  • peep
  • lepe
  • leap
  • kniep
  • kneip

2. sleep

verb. ['ˈsliːp'] be asleep.

Synonyms

  • catnap
  • hibernate
  • estivate
  • hole up
  • bundle
  • catch some Z's
  • slumber
  • nap
  • rest
  • sleep late
  • sleep in
  • log Z's
  • practice bundling
  • aestivate
  • catch a wink

Antonyms

  • estivate
  • wake
  • aestivate
  • be active

Etymology

  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • slepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæpan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sleep

noun. ['ˈsliːp'] a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended.

Synonyms

  • REM sleep
  • NREM
  • shuteye
  • nonrapid eye movement sleep
  • orthodox sleep
  • rapid eye movement
  • slumber
  • sleeping
  • physiological condition
  • nonrapid eye movement
  • NREM sleep
  • physiological state
  • REM
  • paradoxical sleep
  • rapid eye movement sleep

Antonyms

  • sit
  • stand
  • action
  • activeness

Etymology

  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • slepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæpan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sleep

noun. ['ˈsliːp'] a torpid state resembling deep sleep.

Synonyms

  • physiological condition
  • physiological state
  • sopor

Antonyms

  • hyperthermia
  • hypopigmentation
  • hypocapnia
  • hypothermia

Etymology

  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • slepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæpan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sleep

noun. ['ˈsliːp'] euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb).

Synonyms

  • quietus
  • rest
  • eternal rest
  • death

Antonyms

  • unpack
  • activity
  • change
  • lie

Etymology

  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • slepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæpan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sleep

verb. ['ˈsliːp'] be able to accommodate for sleeping.

Synonyms

  • admit
  • accommodate

Antonyms

  • hypercapnia
  • impotence
  • ill health

Etymology

  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • slepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæpan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sleep

noun. ['ˈsliːp'] a period of time spent sleeping.

Synonyms

  • beauty sleep
  • nap
  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • hyperpigmentation
  • impotency
  • estrus
  • infertility

Etymology

  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • slepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slæpan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. NREM

noun. a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time.

Synonyms

  • orthodox sleep
  • sleep
  • slumber
  • nonrapid eye movement
  • NREM sleep

Antonyms

  • estivate
  • wake
  • aestivate
  • be active
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