Antonyms of noun sleeping

1 of 3 senses of sleeping

Sense 1
sleeping -- (the state of being asleep)
       Antonym of waking (Sense 1)
      => waking -- (the state of remaining awake; "days of danger and nights of waking")

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

3 senses of sleeping

Sense 1
sleeping -- (the state of being asleep)
       => sleep, slumber -- (a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended; "he didn't get enough sleep last night"; "calm as a child in dreamless slumber")

Sense 2
quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping -- (quiet and inactive restfulness)
       => rest, ease, repose, relaxation -- (freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool")

Sense 3
sleeping -- (the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate)
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

Antonyms of verb sleep

1 of 2 senses of sleep

Sense 1
sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's -- (be asleep)
       Antonym of wake (Sense 1)
      => wake -- (be awake, be alert, be there)

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

2 senses of sleep

Sense 1
sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's -- (be asleep)
       => rest -- (be at rest)
          Phrasal Verb-> sleep in#1; sleep late#1; sleep in#2; sleep out#1

Sense 2
sleep -- (be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people")
       => accommodate, hold, admit -- (have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people")

Antonyms of adj sleeping

1 sense of sleeping

Sense 1
dormant (postnominal), sleeping -- (lying with head on paws as if sleeping)

INDIRECT (VIA unerect) -> erect, vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

Similarity of adj sleeping

1 sense of sleeping

Sense 1
dormant (postnominal), sleeping -- (lying with head on paws as if sleeping)
       => unerect (vs. erect) -- (not upright in position or posture)

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