slept


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slept

 (slĕpt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of sleep.

slept

(slɛpt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of sleep

sleep

(slip)

v. slept, sleep•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to take the rest afforded by a suspension of voluntary bodily functions and the natural suspension, complete or partial, of consciousness; to cease being awake.
2. Bot. to assume, esp. at night, a state similar to the sleep of animals, marked by closing of petals, leaves, etc.
3. to be dormant, quiescent, or inactive, as faculties.
4. to allow one's alertness or attentiveness to lie dormant.
5. to lie in death.
v.t.
6. to take rest in (a specified kind of sleep): to sleep the sleep of the innocent.
7. to have sleeping accommodations for: This trailer sleeps three people.
8. sleep around, to be sexually promiscuous.
9. sleep away,
a. to spend or pass (time) in sleep.
b. Also, sleep off. to get rid of (a headache, hangover, etc.) by sleeping.
10. sleep in,
a. (of domestic help) to sleep where one is employed.
b. to sleep beyond one's usual time of arising.
11. sleep on, to postpone making a decision about for at least a day.
12. sleep out, (of domestic help) to sleep away from one's place of employment.
13. sleep over, to sleep in another person's home.
14. sleep together, to be sexual partners.
15. sleep with, to have sexual relations with.
n.
16. the state of a person, animal, or plant that sleeps.
17. a period of sleeping.
18. dormancy or inactivity.
19. the repose of death.
[before 900; (v.) Middle English slepen, Old English slēpan, slǣpan, slāpan, c. Old High German slāfan, Gothic slepan]
Translations

slept

pret & pp de sleep
References in classic literature ?
He had slept only a few moments when a brown carriage, drawn by a handsome pair of horses, bowled easily along, and was brought to a standstill nearly in front of David's resting-place.
NOW the other princes of the Achaeans slept soundly the whole night through, but Agamemnon son of Atreus was troubled, so that he could get no rest.
She never stirred, but slept on and on in a deep, tranquil, life-giving, health-giving sleep.
I would mend the tire, having attended ambulance classes, do it very quietly so that she wouldn't hear, like the fairy cobblers who used to mend people's boots while they slept, and then wait in ambush to watch the effect upon her when she awoke.
No, gentlemen, you have had your sleep, but I have not slept for two nights," replied the doctor, and he sat down morosely beside his wife, waiting for the game to end.
Do you bow that I have hardly slept for two months?
Twice a day they landed to hunt and feed, and at night they slept upon the bank of the mainland or on one of the numerous little islands that dotted the river.
let it never Be foolishly said That my room it is gloomy And narrow my bed; For man never slept In a different bed -- And, to sleep, you must slumber In just such a bed.
Ned, too, finally succumbed to the overpowering weariness of the first day of travel, and he, too, slept, though it was an uneasy slumber, disturbed by a feeling as though some one were holding a heavy black quilt over his head, preventing him from breathing.