sleep
intransitive verb
1. (to rest) 
a. dormir 
My neighbor's dog was barking all night and I couldn't sleep.El perro de mi vecino estaba ladrando la noche entera y no pude dormir.
2. (to spend the night) 
a. dormir 
His kids sleep in their grandparents' house every weekend.Sus hijos duermen en la casa de sus abuelos todos los fines de semana.
transitive verb
3. (to accomodate) 
a. alojar 
This house can sleep up to 15 people.Esta casa puede alojar hasta 15 personas.
noun
4. (rest) 
a. el sueño (M) 
There are a number of ailments that can affect your quality of sleep.Existen varias enfermedades que pueden afectar la calidad de su sueño.
5. (eye secretion) 
a. las legañas (F) 
He yawned and rubbed the sleep from his eyes.Bostezó y se limpió las legañas de los ojos.
sleep
Noun
1. (rest) 
a. el sueño (M) 
to go to sleepdormirse
to put somebody to sleepdormir a alguien
to put an animal to sleepsacrificar a un animal
to send somebody to sleepdar sueño or aburrir a alguien
I'm not losing any sleep over itno me quita el sueño
to walk/talk in one's sleepcaminar/hablar en sueños
my foot has gone to sleepse me ha dormido el pie
2. (in eye) 
a. la legañas (F) 
intransitive verb
3. (general) 
a. dormir 
sleep well!¡que duermas bien!, ¡que descanses!
4. (euph) 
to sleep with somebodyacostarse con alguien
I slept through the alarmno oí el despertador
I'll sleep on itlo consultaré con la almohada
to sleep roughdormir a la intemperie
transitive verb
5. (general) 
the cottage sleeps fourla casa puede albergar a cuatro personas
I haven't slept a wink all nightno he pegado ojo en toda la noche
sleep [sliːp] slept (past)
noun
1 (rest) sueño (m)
lack of sleep falta (f) de sueño; I need some sleep necesito dormir
He went home for a sleep. Suddenly the girl gave a cry in her sleep I haven't been getting enough sleep recently She fell into a dreamless sleep a [deep] sleep You'll feel better if you have a little sleep
to drop off to sleep quedarse dormido
he fell into a deep sleep se quedó profundamente dormido
I couldn't get to sleep no podía dormirme or conciliar el sueño
to go to sleep [+person] dormirse; quedarse dormido; (limb) dormirse
to have a sleep dormir
to have a good night's sleep dormir bien (durante) toda la noche; to have a little sleep dormir un rato; descabezar un sueño
After three days they were exhausted from lack of sleep
I shan't lose any sleep over it eso no me va a quitar el sueño
to put sb to sleep [+patient] dormir a algn
to put an animal to sleep (kill) sacrificar un animal
to send sb to sleep (bore) dormir a algn
to talk in one's sleep hablar en sueños
to walk in one's sleep pasearse dormido; (habitually) ser sonámbulo
she walked downstairs in her sleep estando dormida bajó la escalera
I didn't get a wink of sleep all night no pegué ojo en toda la noche
I didn't get a wink of sleep because of the party upstairs
to sleep the sleep of the just dormir a pierna suelta
2 (in eyes) legañas (f)
Our eyes were clogged with sleep you've got sleep in your eyes to rub the sleep from one's eyes
transitive verb
1 (accommodate)
we can sleep four hay cama para cuatro; can you sleep all of us? ¿hay cama(s) para todos nosotros?
2 (rest) dormir
I only slept a couple of hours solo dormí un par de horas; to sleep the hours away pasar las horas durmiendo
intransitive verb
dormir
I couldn't sleep last night anoche no pude dormir
to sleep deeply dormir profundamente or a pierna suelta
to sleep heavily (habitually) tener el sueño pesado; (on particular occasion) dormir profundamente
he had been out drinking with his friends, and was sleeping heavily on the sofa
to sleep lightly (habitually) tener el sueño ligero
she was sleeping lightly no estaba profundamente dormida
to sleep on sth consultar algo con la almohada
to sleep out (not at home) dormir fuera de casa; (in open air) dormir al aire libre; pasar la noche al raso
to sleep soundly dormir profundamente or a pierna suelta
he was sleeping soundly estaba profundamente dormido
he slept through the alarm clock no oyó el despertador
I slept through till the afternoon dormí hasta la tarde
sleep tight! ¡que duermas bien!; ¡que descanses!
to sleep with sb (have sex) acostarse con algn
to sleep like a log or top or baby dormir como un tronco
Verb Conjugations for dormir
Gerund: durmiendo
Participle: dormido
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yoduermodormídormíadormiríadormiré
duermesdormistedormíasdormiríasdormirás
él/ella/Ud.duermedurmiódormíadormiríadormirá
nosotrosdormimosdormimosdormíamosdormiríamosdormiremos
vosotrosdormísdormisteisdormíaisdormiríaisdormiréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.duermendurmierondormíandormiríandormirán
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