doze definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to fall asleep gently and intermittently.
    • To slumber; to sleep softly; to stay a dull or stupefied condition, just as if half asleep; is drowsy.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to expend (time) dozing or as if dozing: dozed summer time away.
    • to utilize a bulldozer; bulldoze.
    • To pass or invest in drowsiness.
    • to help make dull; to stupefy.
  • noun:
    • A short, light rest.
    • a light, short rest or nap
    • A light sleep; a drowse.
    • A light sleep; a fitful slumber.
    • a light fitful sleep
  • phrasal-verb:
    • doze off to-fall into a light sleep.
  • verb:
    • to sleep softly or briefly; to nap
    • sleep lightly and for a brief period of time
  • others:
    • To sleep softly or fitfully; specially, to-fall into a light sleep accidentally.
    • To be in a situation of drowsiness; be lifeless or half asleep: since, to doze over a book.
    • Synonyms Drowse, Slumber, etc. See rest.
    • To pass or spend in drowsiness: as, to doze away a person's time.
    • In order to make dull; over come much like drowsiness.

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