1. Noun.  (uncountable) The state of reduced consciousness during which a human or animal rests in a daily rhythm.
  2. Noun.  (countable, informal) An act or instance of sleeping.
  3. Noun.  (uncountable) Rheum found in the corner of the eyes after waking, whether real or a figurative objectification of sleep (in the sense of ''reduced consciousness'').
  4. Verb.  (intransitive) To rest in a state of reduced consciousness.
  5. Verb.  (intransitive) (Of a spinning top) to spin on its axis with no other perceptible motion.
  6. Verb.  (transitive) To accommodate in beds.

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