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Synonyms for nap
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleep, nap(noun)

    a period of time spent sleeping

    "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"

    Synonyms:
    eternal sleep, sopor, eternal rest, snooze, quietus, pile, cat sleep, slumber, sleep, forty winks, short sleep, rest, catnap

  2. nap(noun)

    a soft or fuzzy surface texture

    Synonyms:
    catnap, short sleep, sleep, cat sleep, forty winks, snooze, pile

  3. pile, nap(noun)

    the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave

    "for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, mound, peck, mint, plenty, lot, spile, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, atomic reactor, short sleep, spate, muckle, big money, mass, bundle, pile, snooze, good deal, stack, mountain, galvanic pile, atomic pile, deal, piling, stilt, big bucks, chain reactor, megabucks, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, down, great deal, mess, forty winks, sight, voltaic pile, sleep, cat sleep, cumulus, catnap, cumulation, pot, agglomerate

  4. nap, catnap, cat sleep, forty winks, short sleep, snooze(noun)

    sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)

    Synonyms:
    snooze, pile, cat sleep, sleep, forty winks, short sleep, catnap

  5. Napoleon, nap(verb)

    a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes

    Synonyms:
    snooze, pile, cat sleep, sleep, forty winks, short sleep, catnap

  6. nap, catnap, catch a wink(verb)

    take a siesta

    "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"

    Synonyms:
    catnap, catch a wink

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    v. doze, slumber, drowse, take a short sleep

  2. nap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    doze, slumber, short sleep

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    naps, pan, siesta, anp, mr, napas, day, npa, bread, napa, nip, pal

How to use nap in a sentence?

  1. Michael Grandner:

    Rather than a nap by necessity, this is a nap by choice.

  2. Bob Hope:

    I don't generally feel anything until noon then it's time for my nap.

  3. Bob Hope:

    I don't generally feel anything until noon, then it's time for my nap.

  4. Charles Scott:

    If you care mostly about optimal performance, you would nap after lunch.

  5. Martha Stewart:

    I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time.

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