Definitions of asleep

  1. into a sleeping state; "he fell asleep" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. In a state of sleep; at rest. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. Sleeping; in a state of sleep. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. In a state of sleep; in sleep; dormant. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. In the sleep of the grave; dead. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Numbed, and, usually, tingling. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. In a state of slumber; dormant; numbed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. In or into a state of sleep; dormant; dead; benumbed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. In sleep: 1, sleeping. 2, having a peculiar numb, or prickly feeling, as in the hands or feet. "His legge . . . was all aslepe, and in a manner sterke stiff."- Udall. 3, stunned: senseless. "So saying, she . . . gave Susy such a douse on the side of the Head as left her fast asleep for an hour and upward." - H. Brooke. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Sleeping; to sleep. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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Usage examples for asleep

  1. And he was asleep at the turn of that minute. – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  2. I have been asleep – Billy Bunny and Daddy Fox by David Cory