Synonyms for abed

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-bed
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbɛd

Top 10 synonyms for abed Other synonyms for the word abed

Définition of abed

Origin :
  • Old English on bedde "in bed," from a- (1) + bed (n.). As one word from 17c.
  • As in resting : adj inactive
  • As in sleeping : adj asleep
Example sentences :
  • It seemed to her that she awoke after sleeping some hours, and found Jeremiah not yet abed.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • If the Son of Man be indeed coming, what matters it whether we be abed or afoot?'
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • It's after eight, and when I was little I was abed afore that.
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And if I is abed, it's better nor being in bed-lam, isn't it?
  • Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
  • I had brought with me a book that Madonna Lucrezia had sent me while I was yet abed.
  • Extract from : « The Shame of Motley » by Raphael Sabatini
  • While you have been abed, I have been up and doing; up and doing.
  • Extract from : « The Lion's Skin » by Rafael Sabatini
  • There were lights, but for all the sight of people Addington might have been abed.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
  • It was some moments before my eyes could discover that the Earl was abed.
  • Extract from : « The O'Ruddy » by Stephen Crane
  • They whispered as parents do when their children are abed up-stairs.
  • Extract from : « In a Little Town » by Rupert Hughes
  • “I would have washed it, and donned it, and put it abed,” said Clare.
  • Extract from : « Clare Avery » by Emily Sarah Holt

Antonyms for abed

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