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Definition of "bed" []

  • A piece of furniture for reclining and sleeping, typically consisting of a flat, rectangular frame and a mattress resting on springs. (noun)
  • A bedstead. (noun)
  • A mattress. (noun)
  • A place where one may sleep; lodging: found bed and board at an inn. (noun)
  • Accommodations for a single person at a hospital or institution: a maternity ward with 30 beds. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bed" in a sentence
  • "I miss this bed when I die lie me here in this bed~ where I died a thousand times before where I saw stars and danced and stretched and writhed and sang and swore and called out to a god oh yes ... this bed where"
  • "I disappeared inside my head in this bed where our children were sculpted here, where they first slept, in this bed~ where we feasted yes oh yes all this and more happened in this magnificently simple bed of hardwood and cool"
  • "I found the slips of paper which represented, for example, "doll," "is," "on," "bed" and placed each name on its object; then I put my doll on the bed with the words _is_, _on_, _bed_ arranged beside the doll, thus making a sentence of the words, and at the same time carrying out the idea of the sentence with the things themselves."