English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'fall asleep'

(idiom) 
I was again able to go to bed and fall asleep.
Synonyms
drop off (informal)
I was just dropping off.
,
go to sleep
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doze off
I must have dozed off.
,
nod off (informal)
The judge appeared to nod off while the witness was being cross-examined.
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go out like a light
See fall

Additional synonyms

in the sense of doze off
Definition
to fall into a light sleep
I must have dozed off.
Synonyms
drop off (informal),
crash out (informal),
go off,
conk out (informal)
in the sense of nod off
Definition
to fall asleep
The judge appeared to nod off while the witness was being cross-examined.
Synonyms
nap,
kip (British, slang),
zizz (British, informal)

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