bed down

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bed down - go to bedbed down - go to bed; "We bedded down at midnight"
doss, doss down, crash - sleep in a convenient place; "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable"
crawl in, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, sack out, turn in, bed, retire - prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
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w>bed down

visein Lager aufschlagen; to bed down for the nightsein Nachtlager aufschlagen
vt sep
persondas Bett machen (+dat); childschlafen legen; the soldiers were bedded down in the sheddie Soldaten hatten ihr (Nacht)quartier im Schuppen
animalseinstreuen (+dat)
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I made Nobs' bed down in Lys' room, for I knew she would feel less alone.
I understood that he was offering me a night's shelter at the farm, and without answering I turned into the gate at his side, and followed him to the barn, where I helped him to unharness and bed down the tired horse.
'Great, but I hope you will let it bed down a bit,' he said.
You will locate more animals by sticking to a glassing strategy, especially animals that bed down in the cover of darkness.
And here are our top tips for how to bed down for a successful bout of shut-eye.
A PLACE where people used to buy plants could soon become somewhere that they 'bed down' themselves.
So Olivia decided to bed down for the night with her pals.
The car park remained closed for much of the time - as I understood it to allow the sand to bed down - and ticket machines were put up, but when it is open very little use is made of it.
As they bed down later, the mood within camp is strained and arguments begin.
Only persons who were clearly bedded down or about to bed down at the time of the count were included.
Near Ramadi, four strikes struck three separate large ISIL tactical units and destroyed three ISIL bed down locations, two ISIL light machine guns, two ISIL heavy machine guns, an ISIL recoilless rifle, four ISIL fighting positions, an ISIL tactical vehicle, three ISIL buildings, four ISIL vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIED), an ISIL VBIED factory, an ISIL staging area, an ISIL compound, an ISIL resupply location, two ISIL command and control nodes and denied ISIL access to terrain, the statement said.