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  1. fall asleepverb

    Synonyms:
    go to sleep, pass away, pass over, drift off, pass, nod off, drop off

    Antonyms:
    awake, awaken, wake, wake up

  2. fall asleepverb

    To pass from a state of wakefulness into sleep.

    Synonyms:
    pass away, go to sleep, nod off, pass, drift off, drop off, pass over

    Antonyms:
    awake, awaken, wake up, wake

  3. fall asleepverb

    To die

    John Doe, fell asleep 1 January 2001.

    Synonyms:
    go to sleep, pass away, nod off, drift off, drop off, pass, pass over

    Antonyms:
    awake, wake, wake up, awaken

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  1. fall asleep, dope off, flake out, drift off, nod off, drop off, doze off, drowse offverb

    change from a waking to a sleeping state

    "he always falls asleep during lectures"

    Synonyms:
    flake out, nod off, slip, put down, drop away, doze off, discharge, fall behind, fall back, lose, set down, drop, fall away, drift off, recede, drop off, drowse off, unload, dope off

    Antonyms:
    waken, awake, arouse, wake up, come alive, awaken, wake

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How to use fall asleep in a sentence?

  1. Bei Bei:

    During vacation, none of the technology was associated with shorter sleep time, because adolescents were able to sleep in later, however, we found that social media was associated with somewhat longer time to fall asleep, and this might be due to social media being mentally alerting and emotionally engaging, so it's harder for adolescents to wind down quickly afterwards.

  2. Christina Chick:

    As children move toward adolescence, they naturally prefer to go to sleep later and wake up later, this is why school start times are such an important focus of debate : If you can't fall asleep until later, but your school start time remains the same, you're going to get less sleep.

  3. Elon Musk:

    We would think it is safe for somebody to essentially fall asleep and wake up at their destination ? Probably towards the end of next year, that is when I think it would most likely be safe enough for that.

  4. Todd Arnedt:

    We do know that relaxing is an important activity before bed, so for people with insomnia, it could be beneficial to decrease that state of arousal, these rituals become important and we almost always will recommend to someone if they have a ritual that helps them fall asleep, then do it.

  5. Tig Notaro:

    It feels draining to me. No, I don't care. There's so much stuff that you would not believe I haven't seen, and the other problem that I have, and it's a real problem, is I have to go see a movie in a movie theater at like 11:00 AM or else I'm going to fall asleep, maybe it's my eyes going back and forth and I don't know what it is.


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