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Synonyms for hibernateˈhaɪ bərˌneɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hibernate, hole up(verb)

    sleep during winter

    "Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves"

    Synonyms:
    hole up

    Antonyms:
    estivate, aestivate

  2. hibernate(verb)

    be in an inactive or dormant state

    Synonyms:
    hole up

    Antonyms:
    estivate, aestivate

Wiktionary

  1. hibernate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    estivate, aestivate

  2. hibernate(verb)

    To spend winter time in hibernation.

    Antonyms:
    aestivate, estivate

  3. hibernate(verb)

    To enter a standby state which conserves power without losing the contents of memory.

    Antonyms:
    aestivate, estivate

Editors Contribution

  1. goes for a long rest

    when you don't wake up till the next season.

    bears hibernate from winter to spring.

    Submitted by acronimous on July 4, 2018

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hibernate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    Hibernate winter, pass the winter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

hibernation, hibernating, sleeping, sleep, overwinter

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#2705sleep
#5468sleeping
#26916hibernate
#48886hibernation
#103683hibernating
#122159overwinter

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