sleep together

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a. A natural periodic state of rest for the mind and body, in which the eyes usually close and consciousness is completely or partially lost, so that there is a decrease in bodily movement and responsiveness to external stimuli. During sleep the brain in humans and other mammals undergoes a characteristic cycle of brain-wave activity that includes intervals of dreaming.
b. A period of this form of rest.
c. A state of inactivity resembling or suggesting sleep; unconsciousness, dormancy, hibernation, or death.
d. A state in which a computer shuts off or reduces power to its peripherals (such as the display or memory) in order to save energy during periods of inactivity.
2. Botany The folding together of leaflets or petals at night or in the absence of light.
3. A crust of dried tears or mucus normally forming around the inner rim of the eye during sleep.
v. slept (slĕpt), sleep·ing, sleeps
1. To be in the state of sleep or to fall asleep.
2. To be in a condition resembling sleep.
1. To pass or get rid of by sleeping: slept away the day; went home to sleep off the headache.
2. To provide sleeping accommodations for: This tent sleeps three comfortably.
Phrasal Verbs:
sleep around Informal
To have sexual relations with a number of different partners in casual encounters.
sleep in
1. To sleep at one's place of employment: a butler and a chauffeur who sleep in.
a. To oversleep: I missed the morning train because I slept in.
b. To sleep late on purpose: After this week's work, I will sleep in on Saturday.
sleep on
To think about (something) overnight before deciding.
sleep out
1. To sleep at one's own home, not at one's place of employment.
2. To sleep away from one's home.
sleep over
To spend the night as a guest in another's home.
sleep together
To have sexual relations.
sleep with
To have sexual relations with.
sleep like a log/rock
To sleep very deeply.

[Middle English slepe, from Old English slǣp; see slēb- in Indo-European roots.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sleep together - have sexual intercourse withsleep together - have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
neck, make out - kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"
have, take - have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"
copulate, mate, couple, pair - engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"
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At any rate, I made up my mind that if it so turned out that we should sleep together, he must undress and get into bed before I did.
To be sure they all sleep together in one apartment, but you have your own hammock, and cover yourself with your own blanket, and sleep in your own skin.
These three like to play hide and seek under the decking in my back garden and they all sleep together at night under the stairsName: Peter.
This week, when Paddy's away on a course, they sleep together. And are rubbish at keeping it a secret, when Edna, Nicola and Jimmy all see her coming out of Pear Tree Cottage the next day.
Everywhere she goes he follows, it's hilarious and they even sleep together and when he is dirty she cleans him - it's very cute!
And Elliot and Leila finally sleep together, but it's not the romantic event they'd hoped for..
As the summer goes on, Lynn is confronted by much more than she expected from dull, neon-lit Albuquerque: her strange yet strong attraction to the red-haired, smiling Angus (they drink gin and sleep together in cheap motels); her affinity for Wylie's gang of eco-militants; her mother's new boyfriend; and finally the discovery of two mysterious paintings tucked away under her mother's bed that sparks Lynn's waning interest in her dissertation.
Max questioned Joe about how he decided that it was OK to sleep with his girlfriend; and if it was OK for them, maybe it was OK for Max and his girlfriend to sleep together, too.
Rangers say that Owen looks to the tortoise as a mother figure: They swim, eat, and sleep together. Now thriving, the hippo may soon move in with a new stall mate: a lonely female hippo.
The issue of government is not to determine who may sleep together in the bedroom; it's to help those that might not be eating in the kitchen."
* It's very dangerous to sleep together on a sofa, armchair or settee.
For example, young green iguanas often move about in groups and sleep together, and crocodiles exhibit some parental care.