Definitions

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  • v. To lie down to sleep, to put oneself in one's bed

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. prepare for sleep

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Cockburn sat with him; it would have been derelict of him to go to bed and leave his guest alone.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • We were obliged to get up at half past five the morning we left Dunrobin, an effort when one doesn't go to bed till one o'clock.

    The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • “Too many parents go to bed each night praying that one day their child will look them in the eye, smile and say, ‘Mommy,’ ” Suzanne Wright wrote in a Newsweek essay.

    The Panic Virus

  • If I might prescribe for you, Lady Ramillies, I should go to bed immediately.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • I go to bed around 3:30 A.M., confident that I have rocked more than enough for my juice-drinking brethren.

    I, Rock Chump

  • It is so very easy to write it all down; but if you have had no actual experience in bark-cutting, and your trees are not in the right condition, you will put your elation to a shockingly severe test, harden the epidermis of your hands, and the whole of your heart, and go to bed many nights sadly ere you get one decent sheet for your roof.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Niggers! all on yer, I give yer my blessin ': go to bed now, and be good boys.

    The Christian Slave: A Drama

  • When in the backcountry one could go to bed when tired, rise when rested and wander where the heart led, unidentified and untracked.

    Blood Lure

  • And if you grab two biscuits from the breadbasket, eat two burgers off the grill, or have a few cookies before you go to bed at night … You get the idea.

    The Flex Diet

  • In London, he snubbed an invitation to dinner from the Prince of Wales—“Tell him that I always go to bed at half-past nine”—but took breakfast with Wilfrid Blunt and donated to the Urabi Defense Fund.29

    Three Empires on the Nile

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