What is another word for sleeping?

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Adjective
In a state of inactivity or repose, either physical or mental
“The sleeping children were all stacked up on a straw-stuffed mattress in one corner.”
Adjective
Causing or inducing sleep
“Every night, in these United States, more than six million sleeping tablets are required to put the American people to sleep.”
Adjective
Existing but not yet developed or manifest
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“Our latest project hopes to harness the country's sleeping talent in developing technologies for the future.”
Adjective
Lacking energy or vigor
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Verb
Present participle for to go to sleep, or fall asleep
“He will not sleep alone because he is afraid of the dark.”
Verb
Present participle for to have space for accommodating a given number of people
“The apartment can sleep up to six individuals.”
Verb
Present participle for to engage in amorous relations
“I have resolved not to sleep with anyone until I have achieved my personal goals.”
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