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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he
sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and
2: a plot of ground in which plants are growing; "the gardener
planted a bed of roses"
3: a depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he
searched for treasure on the ocean bed" [syn: bed,
4: (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock);
"they found a bed of sandstone"
5: a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with
profit; "he worked in the coal beds" [syn: seam, bed]
6: single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance;
"slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach" [syn:
7: the flat surface of a printing press on which the type form
is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or
magazine or book etc.
8: a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad
track; "the track bed had washed away"
v 1: furnish with a bed; "The inn keeper could bed all the new
2: place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil
3: put to bed; "The children were bedded at ten o'clock"
4: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with
everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever
intimate with this man?" [syn: sleep together, roll in the
hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get
laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have
intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck,
jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it,
bang, get it on, bonk]
5: prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes
to bed at the crack of dawn" [syn: go to bed, turn in,
bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack,
sack out, go to sleep, retire] [ant: arise, get up,
rise, turn out, uprise]
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