Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun nap

5 senses of nap

Sense 1
sleep, nap -- (a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 2
nap -- (a soft or fuzzy surface texture)
       => texture -- (the feel of a surface or a fabric; "the wall had a smooth texture")

Sense 3
pile, nap -- (the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave; "for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction")
       => thread, yarn -- (a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving)

Sense 4
nap, catnap, cat sleep, forty winks, short sleep, snooze -- (sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed))
       => sleeping -- (the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate)

Sense 5
Napoleon, nap -- (a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes)
       => card game, cards -- (a game played with playing cards)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb nap

1 sense of nap

Sense 1
nap, catnap, catch a wink -- (take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour")
       => sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's -- (be asleep)

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