Associations to the word «Bed»
BED, noun. A piece of furniture, usually flat and soft, for resting or sleeping on.
BED, noun. A prepared spot to spend the night in.
BED, noun. (usually after a preposition) One's place of sleep or rest.
BED, noun. (uncountable) (usually after a preposition) Sleep; rest; getting to sleep.
BED, noun. (uncountable) (usually after a preposition) The time for going to sleep or resting in bed; bedtime.
BED, noun. (uncountable) Time spent in a bed.
BED, noun. (figurative) Marriage.
BED, noun. (figurative) (uncountable) Sexual activity.
BED, noun. A place, or flat surface or layer, on which something else rests or is laid.
BED, noun. The bottom of a body of water, such as an ocean, sea, lake, or river. [from later 16thc.]
BED, noun. An area where a large number of oysters, mussels, or other sessile shellfish is found.
BED, noun. A garden plot.
BED, noun. A foundation or supporting surface formed of a fluid.
BED, noun. The superficial earthwork, or ballast, of a railroad.
BED, noun. The platform of a truck, trailer, railcar, or other vehicle that supports the load to be hauled.
BED, noun. A shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear of a ship’s floor; a pallet.
BED, noun. (printing) (dated) The flat part of the press, on which the form is laid.
BED, noun. A piece of music, normally instrumental, over which a radio DJ talks.
BED, noun. (darts) Any of the sections of a dartboard with a point value, delimited by a wire.
BED, noun. (heading) A layer or surface.
BED, noun. A deposit of ore, coal, etc.
BED, noun. (geology) the smallest division of a geologic formation or stratigraphic rock series marked by well-defined divisional planes (bedding planes) separating it from layers above and below.
BED, noun. (masonry) The horizontal surface of a building stone.
BED, noun. (masonry) The lower surface of a brick, slate, or tile.
BED, noun. (masonry) A course of stone or brick in a wall.
BED, verb. Senses relating to a bed as a place for resting or sleeping.
BED, verb. To go to a bed.
BED, verb. (transitive) To place in a bed.
BED, verb. To put oneself to sleep.
BED, verb. (transitive) To furnish with a bed or bedding.
BED, verb. (transitive) (slang) To have sexual intercourse with. [from early 14th c.]
BED, verb. Senses relating to a bed as a place or layer on which something else rests or is laid.
BED, verb. (transitive) To lay or put in any hollow place, or place of rest and security, surrounded or enclosed; to embed.
BED, verb. (transitive) To set in a soft matrix, as paving stones in sand, or tiles in cement.
BED, verb. (transitive) To set out (plants) in a garden bed.
BED, verb. (transitive) To dress or prepare the surface of (stone) so it can serve as a bed.
BED, verb. (transitive) To lay flat; to lay in order; to place in a horizontal or recumbent position.
BED, verb. To settle, as machinery.
BED, noun. Alternative form of B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education).
BED, noun. Initialism of banana equivalent dose.
BED AND BOARD, noun. A place to sleep and eat; bed and breakfast; the services provided by an inn or similar establishment.
BED AND BREAKFAST, noun. A private home or guesthouse, etc. where guests are provided overnight accommodations and served breakfast but usually no other meals.
BED AND BREAKFAST, noun. (darts) A score of 26, made up of a score of 20, 1 and 5 in any order.
BED AND BREAKFASTS, noun. Plural of bed and breakfast
BED BLOCKER, noun. (chiefly UK) (idiomatic) (derogatory) (medicine) (public policy) An elderly hospitalized person who is too infirm to return home but not sufficiently ill to necessitate continued hospitalization, creating a situation in which his or her hospital stay is prolonged while authorities or relatives search for a suitable placement amid the scarce resources of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.
BED BLOCKERS, noun. Plural of bed blocker
BED BUG, noun. Alternative form of bedbug
BED BUGS, noun. Plural of bed bug
BED CHECK, noun. (chiefly US) In a dormitory, as in the military or at a childrens' campground or in a boarding school, an inspection after bedtime by authorities to ensure that everyone is present and in his or her bed.
BED COVER, noun. Alternative spelling of bedcover
BED COVERS, noun. Plural of bed cover
BED DOWN, verb. (intransitive) To lie down to sleep for the night, usually of livestock or machinery.
BED DOWN, verb. (transitive) To put an animal to rest for the night.
BED FRAME, noun. Alternative form of bedframe
BED FRAMES, noun. Plural of bed frame
BED HAIR, noun. (informal) Hair that stands out straight from the scalp and is therefore difficult to style, because, or as if, it has been set that way by lying on it in bed. Similar to bed head.
BED HEAD, noun. (colloquial) The disheveled appearance of a person's hair after he/she has risen from sleeping. Similar to bed hair.
BED IN, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to settle, to make [someone] feel at home
BED LOAD, noun. (hydrology) the large particles of sediment that are carried along the bottom of a stream
BED MOULDING, noun. (architecture) The moulding of a cornice immediately below the corona.
BED MOULDINGS, noun. Plural of bed moulding
BED OF JUSTICE, noun. (French history) A lit de justice.
BED OF PELTS, noun. A pelt bed; an item of furniture cushioned with fur for sleeping.
BED OF ROSES, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see a bed of roses.
BED OF ROSES, noun. (idiomatic) A pleasant or easy situation; an untroubled existence.
BED OUT, verb. To transfer a young plant from an inside location such as a greenhouse to an outdoors flower bed.
BED PUSH, noun. A fund raising event, usually run by hospitals, where a wheeled bed is pushed through the streets to raise awareness of the campaign.
BED REST, noun. Alternative form of bedrest
BED SCREW, noun. (nautical) A form of jack screw for lifting large bodies and assisting in launching.
BED SCREW, noun. A long screw formerly used to fasten a bedpost to one of the adjacent side pieces.
BED SCREWS, noun. Plural of bed screw
BED SHEET, noun. A sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen.
BED TEA, noun. (India) A serving of tea shortly after awakening in the morning.
BED TRICK, noun. A plot device in Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre where a character begins sexual activity with someone else, then steals away after the lights are off, allowing another character to continue instead.
BED TRICKS, noun. Plural of bed trick
BED TRUCK, noun. A type of flatbed truck, integral cab and bed, sometimes articulated, with 8x8x8 four-axle drive (8x8) and 4-axle steering (8x8x8). These trucks have more than 8 wheels, the rear axle pair each having a pair of wheels on each side, totalling 12 wheels, and typically have stabilizer arms for additional grip and stability when parked.
BED TRUCKS, noun. Plural of bed truck
BED WETTER, noun. Alternative form of bedwetter
BED, noun. A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair".
BED, noun. A plot of ground in which plants are growing; "the gardener planted a bed of roses".
BED, noun. A depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed".
BED, noun. (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock); "they found a bed of sandstone".
BED, noun. A stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit; "he worked in the coal beds".
BED, noun. Single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach".
BED, 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..
BED, noun. A foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track; "the track bed had washed away".
BED, verb. Furnish with a bed; "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals".
BED, verb. Place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil.
BED, verb. Put to bed; "The children were bedded at ten o'clock".
BED, verb. Have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?".
BED, verb. Prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn".
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