Synonyms of sleep in English:

sleep


See definition of sleep

noun

1‘why don't you go and lie down and have a sleep?’

SYNONYMS
nap, doze, rest, siesta, drowse, catnap
beauty sleep
informal snooze, forty winks, a bit of shut-eye, power nap
British informal kip, zizz
child language bye-byes
literary slumber

verb

1‘she slept for about an hour’

SYNONYMS
be asleep, doze, rest, take a siesta, nap, take a nap, catnap, drowse
sleep like a log, sleep like a top
informal snooze, snatch forty winks, get some shut-eye, be in the land of Nod
British informal kip, have a kip, get one's head down, zizz, get some zizz, doss, doss down
North American informal catch some Zs
literary slumber, be in the arms of Morpheus
ANTONYMS

wake up


Phrases

    go to sleep

    ‘I went to sleep almost as soon as my head hit the pillow’


    SYNONYMS

    fall asleep, get to sleep

    informal

    drop off, nod off, go off, drift off, crash out, go out like a light, flake out, conk out

    North American informal

    sack out, zone out

    put something to sleep

    ‘the horse's condition deteriorated and he was put to sleep’


    SYNONYMS

    put down, destroy, put out of its misery