bed

phonetic symbol: / béd / 

bed - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
e.g.)
・he sat on the edge of the bed
・the room had only a bed and chair

[ noun ]
■ a plot of ground in which plants are growing
e.g.)
・the gardener planted a bed of roses

[ noun ]
■ a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track
e.g.)
・the track bed had washed away

[ 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.

[ noun ]
■ single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
e.g.)
・slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
layer

[ noun ]
■ a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
e.g.)
・he worked in the coal beds
seam

[ noun ]
■ a depression forming the ground under a body of water
e.g.)
・he searched for treasure on the ocean bed
bottom

[ noun ]
■ (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)
e.g.)
・they found a bed of sandstone

[ verb ]
■ prepare for sleep
e.g.)
・He goes to bed at the crack of dawn
crawl in , go to bed , go to sleep , hit the hay , hit the sack , kip down , retire , sack out , turn in

[ verb ]
■ have sexual intercourse with
bang , be intimate , bonk , do it , eff , fuck , get it on , get laid , have a go at it , have intercourse , have it away , have it off , have sex , hump , jazz , know , lie with , love , make love , make out , roll in the hay , screw , sleep together , sleep with

[ verb ]
■ put to bed
e.g.)
・The children were bedded at ten o'clock

[ verb ]
■ place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil

[ verb ]
■ furnish with a bed
e.g.)
・The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals

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