sleep

SpeakerListen:
 /sliːp/

For the verb: "to sleep"

Simple Past: slept
Past Participle: slept

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
sleep viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (in bed generally)dormire vi
 I slept for nine hours last night.
 La notte scorsa ho dormito nove ore.
 
Additional Translations
sleep nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (death of animals)sopprimere, abbattere vtr
 He had to put his dog to sleep.
 Ha dovuto fare sopprimere il cane.
sleep nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dormant state)traduzione non disponibile
 The flower is closing in sleep.
sleep nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period of sleeping)andare a dormire vi
  sonno nm
 It's time for sleep, children.
 È ora di andare a dormire, bambini.
  Ho bisogno di almeno otto ore di sonno per essere riposato.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
sleep viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be inattentive)dormire vi
 The man was sleeping and didn't notice it was his turn.
 L'uomo dormiva e non si è accorto che era il suo turno.
sleep vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (accommodate for sleeping)ospitare vtr
 Their holiday cottage will sleep eight people.
 Il loro cottage per le vacanze può ospitare otto persone.
sleep vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (rid of by sleeping)farsi passare dormendo, smaltire dormendo vi
 Lie down and try to sleep off the headache.
 Coricati e prova a farti passare il mal di testa dormendo.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
a little sleep un po' di riposo
beauty sleep primo sonno
deep sleep nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (most profound stage in sleep cycle)sonno profondo nm
 She did not hear the fire alarm or the shouts of her children, she was in such a deep sleep.
 Dormiva di un tale sonno profondo che non sentì nemmeno l'allarme antincendio.
  dormire profondamente vi
 Non sentì bussare alla porta perché dormiva profondamente.
dreamless sleep dormire senza sognare
eternal sleep nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. poetic (death)  (poetico)sonno eterno, eterno riposo nm
 Il vecchio reclinò il capo e si addormentò di un sonno eterno.
fitful sleep sonno irregolare
go to sleep viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fall asleep, lose consciousness)addormentarsi v rif
 I can't go to sleep with all this noise going on.
good night's sleep un buon sonno
heavy sleep sonno pesante adj
lay me down to sleep mettermi a dormire
light sleep sonno leggero
never sleep che non dorme mai
peaceful sleep sonno beato
put to sleep vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (make drowsy or unconscious)far addormentare
 The sleeping pills quickly put me to sleep.
put to sleep vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." euphemism (animal: kill as an act of mercy)  (uccidere)sopprimere vtr
 I was heartbroken when my cat had to be put to sleep.
put to sleep vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (bore)fare addormentare vtr
 He talked for so long it put me to sleep.
 Era così noioso da farmi addormentare.
restful sleep sonno riposante
send to sleep vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (lull, make sleepy)far addormentare, mettere sonno vtr
 The professor's voice would send the class to sleep.
send to sleep vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (bore)  (figurato: essere noioso)far addormentare, conciliare il sonno vtr
sleep apnea
UK: sleep apnoea
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (interrupted breathing during sleep)apnea notturna nf
sleep around viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (have casual sex)fare sesso in giro
sleep deprived
sleep-deprived
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(not having slept enough)carente di sonno
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
sleep in viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (sleep until later than usual)dormire fino a tardi
sleep it off viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (recover from [sth] by sleeping)recuperare dormendo
 He had a lot to drink last night, and is still sleeping it off.
sleep late viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (wake up later than usual)dormire fino a tardi
 I usually sleep late on Sundays.
sleep like spoons v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (couple: lie with bodies close)dormire a cucchiaio
sleep on vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (lie on to sleep)dormire su vi
 His back hurts because he sleeps on a concrete floor.
sleep on vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (not decide until next morning)dormirci sopra vi
 Don't give me an answer now; sleep on it and tell me tomorrow.
sleep on it viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal, figurative (contemplate [sth] overnight)dormirci sopra vi
sleep out dormire fuori casa
sleep over viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (spend the night at [sb]'s house)dormire a casa di qn
sleep schedule nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cycle or patterns of sleeping)ciclo di sonno
Sleep tight interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (Sleep well)dormi bene
sleep together viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal, euphemism (have sex with one another)  (figurato)dormire insieme
sleep well viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have a restful sleep)dormire bene vi
 I felt really good in my new house, so I slept well that night.
 The babies sleep well when it's raining.
sleep well interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (have a restful sleep)buon sonno nm
  dormi bene
sleep with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal, euphemism (have sex with)andare a letto con
sleep with [sb] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have sex with [sb])andare a letto con qn
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