Synonyms for hibernate

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Simply a hole to hibernate in and to sleep and eat in in summer.

Apparently he does not hibernate, for on sunny days he may be seen the year round.

And besides, it is fairly certain that they, like most others of their kind, hibernate.

It does not hibernate, and may be seen in winter pursuing its prey beneath the ice.

The Squirrel does not hibernate, as it is said by the older writers to do.

It is not believed that any of them hibernate in any stage of their existence.

For the rest of the time there was nothing to do but hibernate in his log cabin.

Bears, with the exception of the Polar species, hibernate in winter.

In such cases the insect must aestivate rather than hibernate.

There are about twenty kinds of night-lizards, and many which hibernate.

WORD ORIGIN

1802, probably a back-formation from hibernation. Related: Hibernated; hibernating.

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