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FALL ASLEEP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fall asleep mean? 

FALL ASLEEP (verb)
  The verb FALL ASLEEP has 1 sense:

1. change from a waking to a sleeping state

  Familiarity information: FALL ASLEEP used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FALL ASLEEP (verb)


Sense 1fall asleep [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Change from a waking to a sleeping state

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

dope off; doze off; drift off; drowse off; fall asleep; flake out; nod off; drop off

Context example:

he always falls asleep during lectures

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "fall asleep"):

zonk out (fall asleep fast, as when one is extremely tired)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

Antonym:

wake up (stop sleeping)


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