- A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
- usage: "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
- A plot of ground in which plants are growing.
- usage: "the gardener planted a bed of roses"
- A depression forming the ground under a body of water.
- usage: "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed"
- synonyms: bottom
- Geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock. ()
- usage: "they found a bed of sandstone"
- A stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit.
- usage: "he worked in the coal beds"
- synonyms: seam
- Single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance.
- usage: "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
- synonyms: layer
- 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..
- A foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track.
- usage: "the track bed had washed away"
- Furnish with a bed.
- usage: "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"
- Place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil.
- Put to bed.
- usage: "The children were bedded at ten o'clock"
- Have sexual intercourse with.
- usage: "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man"
- Prepare for sleep.
- usage: "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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