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doze 1

 (dōz)
v. dozed, doz·ing, doz·es
v.intr.
To sleep lightly and intermittently.
v.tr.
To spend (time) dozing or as if dozing: dozed the summer away.
n.
A short, light sleep.
Phrasal Verb:
doze off
To fall into a light sleep.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]

doz′er n.

doze 2

 (dōz)
intr. & tr.v. dozed, doz·ing, doz·es
To use a bulldozer; bulldoze.

doze

(dəʊz)
vb (intr)
1. to sleep lightly or intermittently
2. (often foll by off) to fall into a light sleep
n
a short sleep
[C17: probably from Old Norse dūs lull; related to Danish döse to drowse, Swedish dialect dusa slumber]
ˈdozer n

doze1

(doʊz)

v. dozed, doz•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to sleep lightly and briefly; nap.
2. to fall into a light sleep unintentionally (often fol. by off): to doze off during a lecture.
3. to be dull or half asleep.
v.t.
4. to pass (time) in napping (often fol. by away): to doze away the afternoon.
n.
5. a nap.
[1640–50; akin to Old Norse dūsa rest, Middle Low German dusen to be thoughtless; compare daze]

doze2

(doʊz)

v.t. dozed, doz•ing. Informal.
to bulldoze.
[1940–45; shortened form of bulldoze]

doze


Past participle: dozed
Gerund: dozing

Imperative
doze
doze
Present
I doze
you doze
he/she/it dozes
we doze
you doze
they doze
Preterite
I dozed
you dozed
he/she/it dozed
we dozed
you dozed
they dozed
Present Continuous
I am dozing
you are dozing
he/she/it is dozing
we are dozing
you are dozing
they are dozing
Present Perfect
I have dozed
you have dozed
he/she/it has dozed
we have dozed
you have dozed
they have dozed
Past Continuous
I was dozing
you were dozing
he/she/it was dozing
we were dozing
you were dozing
they were dozing
Past Perfect
I had dozed
you had dozed
he/she/it had dozed
we had dozed
you had dozed
they had dozed
Future
I will doze
you will doze
he/she/it will doze
we will doze
you will doze
they will doze
Future Perfect
I will have dozed
you will have dozed
he/she/it will have dozed
we will have dozed
you will have dozed
they will have dozed
Future Continuous
I will be dozing
you will be dozing
he/she/it will be dozing
we will be dozing
you will be dozing
they will be dozing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dozing
you have been dozing
he/she/it has been dozing
we have been dozing
you have been dozing
they have been dozing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dozing
you will have been dozing
he/she/it will have been dozing
we will have been dozing
you will have been dozing
they will have been dozing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dozing
you had been dozing
he/she/it had been dozing
we had been dozing
you had been dozing
they had been dozing
Conditional
I would doze
you would doze
he/she/it would doze
we would doze
you would doze
they would doze
Past Conditional
I would have dozed
you would have dozed
he/she/it would have dozed
we would have dozed
you would have dozed
they would have dozed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doze - a light fitful sleepdoze - a light fitful sleep      
sleeping - the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate
Verb1.doze - sleep lightly or for a short period of time
catch a wink, catnap, nap - take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
dope off, doze off, drift off, drowse off, fall asleep, flake out, nod off, drop off - change from a waking to a sleeping state; "he always falls asleep during lectures"

doze

verb
1. nap, sleep, slumber, nod, kip (Brit. slang), snooze (informal), catnap, drowse, sleep lightly, zizz (Brit. informal) For a while she dozed fitfully.
noun
1. nap, kip (Brit. slang), snooze (informal), siesta, little sleep, catnap, forty winks (informal), shuteye (slang), zizz (Brit. informal) After lunch I had a doze.
doze off fall asleep, nod off, drop off (informal), crash out (informal), drift off, go off, conk out (informal) I must have dozed off.

doze

verb
To sleep for a brief period.Also used with off:
noun
A brief sleep:
Translations
نَوْما خَفيفايَتَهَوَّم، ينامُ نَوْما خَفيفايَنْعَسُ
dřímatzdřímnutí
blundedøselur
torkkua
drijemati
blundablundur
うたた寝する
졸다
snaustisnūstelėjimasužsnūsti
snaudasnaust
drematidremež
halvsova
งีบหลับ
ngủ gà ngủ gật

doze

[dəʊz]
A. Nsueñecito m, siestecita f
to have a doze (after meal) → echar una siestecita
B. VIdormitar
doze off VI + ADVdormirse

doze

[ˈdəʊz]
visommeiller
n (= nap) → somme m
to have a doze → faire un (petit) somme
doze off
vi (= fall asleep) → s'assoupir

doze

nNickerchen nt; to have a dozedösen, ein Nickerchen machen
vi(vor sich hin) dösen

doze

[dəʊz]
2. visonnecchiare
doze off vi + advappisolarsi

doze

(dəuz) verb
to sleep lightly for short periods. The old lady dozed in her chair.
noun
a short sleep.
doze off
to go into a light sleep.

doze

يَنْعَسُ dřímat blunde dösen λαγοκοιμάμαι dormitar torkkua sommeiller drijemati sonnecchiare うたた寝する 졸다 sluimeren døse zdrzemnąć się cochilar, dormitar дремать halvsova งีบหลับ kestirmek ngủ gà ngủ gật 打瞌睡

doze

v. dormitar, quedarse medio dormido.

doze

vi dormitar
References in classic literature ?
Before I dozed off, I was going to tell you what Mr.
For a time Jerry tried to stand the watch with Skipper, but he soon curled up and dozed off, partly on the deck and partly on Skipper's bare feet.
Jerry roused to Skipper's entrance under the blanket, and, quite as if it were a long-established custom, curled in between his arm and side, and, after one happy sniff and one kiss of his cool little tongue, as Skipper pressed his cheek against him caressingly, dozed off to sleep.
He again recalled all the details of the victory and his own calm courage during the battle, and feeling reassured he dozed off.
I dozed off, myself, in considering the question whether I ought to restore a couple of pounds sterling to this creature before losing sight of him, and how it could best be done.
Then he dozed off to sleep and to dream dreams that for madness and audacity rivalled those of poppy-eaters.
Saxon was troubled, and as she dozed off she knew that he was lying restlessly wide awake.
Oliver dozed off again, soon after this; when he awoke, it was nearly twelve o'clock.
I just came to anchor in the corner of the sofy in the hall, without lettin' on to say that I was there, and took up a Webster's dictionary that was on the table and laid it open-- keerless like, on my knees, ez if I was sorter consultin' it--and kinder dozed off there, listenin' to you fellows gassin' with the young ladies, and that yer Miss Christie just snakin' music outer that pianner, and I reckon I fell asleep.
But I lost the thread there, and dozed off to slumber, thinking about what a pity it was that men with such superb strength -- strength enabling them to stand up cased in cruelly burdensome iron and drenched with perspiration, and hack and batter and bang each other for six hours on a stretch -- should not have been born at a time when they could put it to some useful purpose.
I dozed off to sleep while contemplating a great white stuffed owl which was looking intently down on me from a high perch with the air of a person who thought he had met me before, but could not make out for certain.
As he dozed off he was aroused by his comrade's voice.