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Definition of asleep:

  1. 1. In a state of sleep. 2. Paresthetic, noting the sensation of numbness and tingling in an extremity following temporary pressure on one of the nerve- trunks of the part. See obdormition.
  2. Sleeping; in a state of sleep.

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Examples of usage for asleep:

  1. Some one had put it there while Peter was asleep, and Peter knew that it was meant for him. "Mrs. Peter Rabbit" , Thornton W. Burgess.
  2. Listening to it, Peter fell asleep, for he was very tired. "Mrs. Peter Rabbit" , Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. She did not fall asleep till early morning. "The Rough Road" , William John Locke.

Quotes for asleep:

  1. The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep to -night. - William C. Bryant
  2. Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads. - Fritz Kreisler
  3. We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself. - Paracelsus
  4. When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over. - William Temple
  5. My favorite way of getting out of doing chores is by acting like I'm asleep. But it never works. - Devon Werkheiser

Rhymes for asleep:

  1. beep, bleep, cheap, creep, deep, diep, eap, heap, jeep, keep, leap, leep, lepe, peep, reap, reep, seep, seip, sepe, sheep, sleep, steep, streep, sweep, veep, weep.
  2. bopeep, felipe.

Idioms for asleep:

  1. sound asleep
  2. asleep at the wheel
  3. be asleep at the switch
  4. fall asleep
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