go to bed


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.go to bed - prepare for sleepgo to bed - prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
bed down, bunk down - go to bed; "We bedded down at midnight"
get up, arise, uprise, rise, turn out - get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
Translations
يَذْهَبُ للنَّوْميَضاجِعُ
jít spátspát s
gå i senggå i seng med
lefekszik aludni
fara í rúmiî meî, sofa hjáfara í rúmiî, ganga til sængur
ísť spať
cinsel temasta bulunmaksevişmekuyumakyatmak

bed

(bed) noun
1. a piece of furniture, or a place, to sleep on. The child sleeps in a small bed; a bed of straw.
2. the channel (of a river) or floor (of a sea) etc.
3. a plot in a garden. a bed of flowers.
4. layer. a bed of chalk below the surface.
-bedded suffix
having (a certain number or type of) bed(s). a double-bedded room.
ˈbedding noun
mattress, bedclothes etc.
ˈbedbug noun
a small blood-sucking insect that lives in houses, especially beds.
ˈbedclothes (-kləuðz) , ((American) -kləuz) noun plural
sheets, blankets etc.
ˈbedcover noun
a top cover for a bed.
ˈbedridden adjective
in bed for a long period because of age or sickness. She has been bedridden since the car accident.
ˈbedroom noun
a room for sleeping in.
ˈbedside noun
the place or position next to a person's bed. He was at her bedside when she died; (also adjective) a bedside table.
ˈbedspread noun
a top cover for a bed. Please remove the bedspread before you get into bed.
ˈbedtime noun
the time at which one normally goes to bed. Seven o'clock is the children's bedtime; (also adjective) a bedtime story.
bed and breakfast
lodging for the night, and breakfast only (not lunch or dinner).
bed of roses
an easy or comfortable place, job etc. Life is not a bed of roses.
go to bed
1. to get into bed. I'm sleepy – I think I'll go to bed now; What time do you usually go to bed?
2. (often with with) to have sexual intercourse with; to have a love affair with.
References in classic literature ?
I will sup with you, go to bed, sleep five hours, and at break of day leap into my saddle.
"You are a capital fellow, Planchet; come on, then, let us sup, and I will go to bed."
When she had done that, she left me to go to bed in the dark, locked the door on the outside, put the key in her pocket again, and kept me locked up till she come down in the morning--very early I can tell you--and let me out.
It was his custom to bid his servant go to bed at his own time unless he had orders to the contrary, and to leave a candle on the common stair.
Pearce go to bed? We don't want anything more, do we?
[Rising] However, it's over and done with; and now I can go to bed at last without dreading tomorrow.
He was conscious of a mild surprise that he had ever intended to go to bed. He felt now as if he never wanted to go to bed again.
They could neither of them eat, however, and for a long while they could not sleep, and did not even go to bed.
"Don't you go to bed for half-an-hour, and I guess you'll hear from me again."
If he was at home, the children had to go to bed early, or they came over to my house to play.
She will then be frightened, and will desire you to go to bed with her; on this you must not point blank refuse her, for you want her to set your companions free, and to take good care also of yourself, but you must make her swear solemnly by all the blessed gods that she will plot no further mischief against you, or else when she has got you naked she will unman you and make you fit for nothing.'
There was a hook in the wall, which the landlord said the terrific old Go"tz used to hang his iron hand on when he took it off to go to bed. This room was very large--it might be called immense-- and it was on the first floor; which means it was in the second story, for in Europe the houses are so high that they do not count the first story, else they would get tired climbing before they got to the top.