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asleep meaning and definition

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ASLEEP adjective

Definition of asleep (adjective)

  1. in a state of sleep
    • "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"
    • antonym: awake
  2. lacking sensation
    • "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"
    • synonyms: benumbed, numb
  3. dead

ASLEEP adverb

Definition of asleep (adverb)

  1. into a sleeping state
    • "he fell asleep"
  2. in the sleep of death
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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