Synonyms of 'bed'
to place firmly into positionShe went in to her bedroom and lay down on the bed.
a plot of ground in which plants are grownbeds of strawberries and rhubarb
a small plot of land for growing vegetables
the large number of community groups in the area
a short boat ride across a narrow strip of water
the little vegetable patch in her backyard
a stretch of waste ground
It isn't clear whether the plane went down over land or sea.
the most beautiful garden on earth
a lawn flanked by wide herbaceous borders
the bare bed of a dry stream
any underlying structure or parta sandstone bed
The mattress is best on a solid bed base.
a sounder financial footing for the future
The UN plan is a possible basis for negotiation.
I have to get to the bottom of this mess.
vertical or lateral support for building foundations
the economic underpinning of ancient Mexican society
These courses provide the groundwork of statistical theory.
It took five years to drill down to bedrock.
The slabs can then be bedded on mortar to give rigid paving.
Fix the photo to the card using double-sided tape
A date will be set for a future meeting.
We will base ourselves in the town.
Sir Eric had evidently planted the idea in her mind.
He has established himself as a pivotal figure in US politics.
settle, , ,
Right, that's settled then.
He took a key from his pocket and inserted it into the lock.
Doctors implanted an artificial heart into the 46-year-old man.
The fossils are embedded in hard sandstone.
See bed down
See go to bed
See go to bed with someone
See Types of bed
subject word lists
And so to bed – Diary]'Tis very warm weather when one's in bed – Journal to Stella]
As you make your bed, so you must lie in it
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in the sense of area
a section, part, or regionthe large number of community groups in the area
in the sense of basis
a principle on which something dependsThe UN plan is a possible basis for negotiation.
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