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See definition of abed on Dictionary.com
  • as inresting
  • as insleeping

synonyms for abed

  • lying
  • reclining
  • repose
  • incumbent
  • nonactive
  • static
  • upon
  • comatose
  • unconscious
  • slumbering
  • dormant
  • inactive
  • latent

antonyms for abed

MOST RELEVANT
  • active
  • awake
  • conscious
  • waking
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How to use abed in a sentence

A man knows he should get up in the morning,—he lies abed; he knows he should not lose his temper, yet he cannot keep it.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
So, when those citizens had returned disappointed, for they found Agnello abed, he arose and joined his bandits.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
Generally Miss Lie-abed is still reposing at nine of the clock!'
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
At all events she spoke no word of question or remark, and was still abed when they took their departure.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
Mrs. Hazleton scolded her jestingly for late rising, and asked if she was always such a lie-abed.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 1, APRIL, 1851VARIOUS
It was his custom while the townspeople slept, and they were early abed, to wander about in the moonlight.
LITERARY NEW YORKCHARLES HEMSTREET
The next morning I was abed at an hour which the sobriety of old age makes me blush abed think of.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
This the goodman did, arriving at Newbury at ten o'clock at night, when the town had long been abed and asleep.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
Even now he was scarcely thoroughly awake after his long sleep, and on any cold or wet night he lay abed.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
I trust she will be brave; though I did hear yesterday morning that she was somewhat indisposed and was abed.
THE AMERICAN PREJUDICE AGAINST COLORWILLIAM G. ALLEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ABED

  • abed
  • incumbent
  • lying
  • nonactive
  • reclining
  • repose
  • static
  • upon
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.