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    bed - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bed

    Definition
    (noun) a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    Example Sentence
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
    Definition
    (noun) a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    Example Sentence
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses
    Definition
    (noun) a depression forming the ground under a body of water
    Synonyms : bottom
    Example Sentence
    • he searched for treasure on the ocean bed
    Definition
    (noun) (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)
    Example Sentence
    • they found a bed of sandstone
    Definition
    (noun) a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
    Synonyms : seam
    Example Sentence
    • he worked in the coal beds
    Definition
    (noun) single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    Synonyms : layer
    Example Sentence
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
    Definition
    (noun) 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. Definition
    (noun) a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track
    Example Sentence
    • the track bed had washed away
    Definition
    (verb) furnish with a bed
    Example Sentence
    • The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals
    Definition
    (verb) place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil Definition
    (verb) put to bed
    Example Sentence
    • The children were bedded at ten o'clock
    Definition
    (verb) have sexual intercourse with
    Example Sentence
    • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
    • Adam knew Eve
    • Were you ever intimate with this man?
    Definition
    (verb) prepare for sleep
    Example Sentence
    • I usually turn in at midnight
    • He goes to bed at the crack of dawn
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