Bed meaning

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A marital relationship with its rights and intimacies.
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The part of a truck, trailer, or freight car designed to carry loads.
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A time at which one goes to sleep.

Drank milk before bed.

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A place for lovemaking.
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The heavy table of a printing press in which the type form is placed.
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A heap of material.

A bed of wood chips.

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To furnish with a bed or sleeping quarters.

We bedded our guests down in the study.

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To put or send to bed.
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To plant in a prepared plot of soil.
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To lay flat or arrange in layers.
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To go to bed.
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To form layers or strata.
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Bachelor of Education.
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A thing for sleeping or resting on; specif., a piece of furniture consisting usually of a bedstead, bedspring, mattress, and bedding.
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Accommodations for an occupant.

A 100-bed hospital.

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An enclosing substance, as rock in which shells, minerals, etc. are lodged.
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Any flat surface used as a foundation or support, as the earth, gravel, etc. under the rails and ties of a railroad.
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A pile or heap resembling a bed, esp. in softness or shape.

A bed of leaves.

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A geologic layer; stratum.

A bed of coal.

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The flat surface on which cargo is placed, as in a pickup or flatbed.
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To provide with a sleeping place.
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To put to bed.
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To have sexual intercourse with.
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To fix or place firmly; embed.
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To plant or arrange in a bed of earth.
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To make (earth) into a bed for plants.
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To lay out flat like a bed; arrange in layers.
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To go to bed; rest; sleep.
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To form in layers; stratify.
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Bachelor of Education.
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A layer of sediments or rock, such as coal, that extends under a large area and has a distinct set of characteristics that distinguish it from other layers below and above it.
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The bottom of a body of water, such as a lake, stream, or ocean.
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Alternative form of B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education).
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Initialism of banana equivalent dose.
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The definition of a bed is a piece of furniture on which to lie or sleep.

King, queen and twin are each an example of a size of bed.

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Bed is defined as to plant or arrange in soil in a certain manner.

To plant flowers in a row in a garden is an example of to bed.

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The ground surface below a body of water such as a sea, lake, or stream.
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A supporting, underlying, or securing part, especially:
  • A layer of food surmounted by another kind of food.
    Tomatoes on a bed of lettuce.
  • A foundation of crushed rock or a similar substance for a road or railroad; a roadbed.
  • A layer of mortar upon which stones or bricks are laid.
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To have sexual relations with.
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get into bed with
  • To become closely involved with another person or group, as in an intrigue:.
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go to bed with
  • To have sexual relations with.
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be brought to bed (of)
  • To give birth (to).
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bed and board
  • Sleeping accommodations and meals.
  • Home; the married state.
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bed down
  • To prepare and use a sleeping place.
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get up on the wrong side of the bed
  • To be cross or grouchy.
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in (or into) bed
  • In (or into) a close, collaborative relationship regarded as improper, undesirable, etc.
    City officials in bed with organized crime.
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put to bed
  • To get (a child, invalid, etc.) ready for sleep, as in a bed.
  • To lock (type, plates, etc.) into a form and place on a printing press.
  • To get an edition (of a newspaper, etc.) ready for printing.
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take to one's bed
  • To go to bed because of illness, etc.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of bed

  • Middle English from Old English
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition