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doze Explained

doze at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1647, probably from Scand. (cf. Dan. dose "to make dull," Sw. dial. dusa "to sleep"); related to O.E. dysig "foolish" (see dizzy). May have existed in dialect earlier than attested date. ///

doze at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [I] [Date: 1600-1700; Origin: From a Scandinavian language; related to Old Norse d[hA17B]sa 'to sleep lightly']// to sleep lightly for a short time// --Grandad was dozing in his chair.// -- doze n [singular] // doze off phr v// to go to sleep, especially when you did not intend to// drop off, nod off// --I must have dozed off.//

doze at Portuguese => English Of Explained:

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doze at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "doze":
beauty sleep, beddy-bye, bedtime, blanket drill, bye-bye, catnap,
dorm, doze off, dozy, dreamland, drop off, drowse, drowsy,
fitful sleep, forty winks, hibernation, kip, land of Nod,
light sleep, nap, nod off, nodding, oversleep, repose, rest,
saw logs, saw wood, shut-eye, siesta, silken repose, sleep,
sleep soundly, sleepland, sleepwalking, slumber, slumberland,
slumberous, slumbery, snooze, snoozle, snoozy, snore, somnambulism,
somniloquy, somnolent, somnus, soporific, take a nap,
unconsciousness, winter sleep

doze at Portuguese => English Of Explained:

twelve

doze at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb, noun
verb [V] to sleep lightly for a short time:
I dozed fitfully until dawn.
PHRASAL VERBS
doze off to go to sleep, especially during the day:
She dozed off in front of the fire.
noun [sing.] a short period of sleep, usually during the day:
I had a doze on the train.

doze at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb, noun
verb [V] to sleep lightly for a short time:
I dozed fitfully until dawn.
PHRASAL VERBS
doze off to go to sleep, especially during the day:
She dozed off in front of the fire.
noun [sing.] a short period of sleep, usually during the day:
I had a doze on the train.

Doze at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Doze \Doze\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dozed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Dozing}.] [Prob. akin to daze, dizzy: cf. Icel. d?sa to
doze, Dan. d["o]se to make dull, heavy, or drowsy, d["o]s
dullness, drowsiness, d["o]sig drowsy, AS. dw?s dull, stupid,
foolish. ???. Cf. {Dizzy}.]
To slumber; to sleep lightly; to be in a dull or stupefied
condition, as if half asleep; to be drowsy.

If he happened to doze a little, the jolly cobbler
waked him. --L'Estrange.

Doze \Doze\, v. t.
1. To pass or spend in drowsiness; as, to doze away one's
time.

2. To make dull; to stupefy. [Obs.]

I was an hour . . . in casting up about twenty sums,
being dozed with much work. --Pepys.

They left for a long time dozed and benumbed.
--South.

Doze \Doze\, n.
A light sleep; a drowse. --Tennyson.

doze at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

doze
v : sleep lightly or for a short period of time [syn: {snooze},
{drowse}]

doze
n : a light fitful sleep [syn: {drowse}]

doze at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » enm *Inter: term » |dosen|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » non Inter: term » dúsa||to doze, rest, remain quiet|lang=non, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » dusēnan||to be dizzy|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » dʰewes-|lang=ine-pro, Inter: recons » dʰews-||to fly, whirl|lang=ine-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » dʰew-||to fly, shake, reek, steam, smolder|lang=ine-pro. Cognate with Inter: etyl » is|- Inter: term » dúsa||to doze|lang=is, Inter: etyl » sv|- dialectal Inter: term » dusa||to doze, slumber|lang=sv, Inter: etyl » da|- Inter: term » døse||to doze|lang=da, Inter: etyl » ang|- Inter: term » dysig|dysiġ|foolish, stupid|lang=ang, Inter: etyl » sco|- Inter: term » dosnit||stunned, stupefied|lang=sco, Inter: etyl » is|- Inter: term » dúra||to nap, slumber|lang=is. More at Inter: l » en|dizzy.

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-doze.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » əʊz
  • Inter: homophones » does|dos|doughs|lang=en

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » doz|es

  • to sleep lightly or briefly; to nap
    1. : I didn’t sleep very well, but I think I may have dozed a bit.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » to nap

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|дремя
  • Crimean Tatar: yantaymaq
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|dommelen
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|dormeti
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|torkkua, Inter: t+ » fi|nuokkua
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|somnoler
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|sonnecchiare, Inter: t- » it|dormicchiare
  • Jèrriais: haûter

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Luxembourgish: Inter: t- » lb|dösen
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|cochilar, Inter: t- » pt|tirar uma soneca
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|dormita, Inter: t+ » ro|ațipi
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|дремать
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|dèan dùsal
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|drijemati|alt=drijémati
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|dormitar
    • Swedish: slumra


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: countabl » e a light, short sleep or nap
    1. : I felt much better after a short doze.

      Synonyms

      * See Category: Wikisaurus:sleep -

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » short sleep or nap

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|дрямка|f
  • Finnish: torkut {{p}}, unet {{p}}

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|soneca|f, Inter: t+ » pt|cochilo|m
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|dùsal|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Derived terms

    * dozer
  • doze off
  • dozy

    See also

    * catnap
  • nap
  • shuteye
  • sleep
  • slumber

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    Anglo-Norman

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la|xno Inter: term » duodecim|lang=la.

    Numeral

    Inter: head » xno|numeral
  • twelve

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    Portuguese

    Inter: cardinalbox » pt|11|12|13|onze|treze|ord=décimo segundo|wplink=Doze

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la|pt Inter: term » duodecim|lang=la.

    Numeral

    Inter: pt-cardina » l
  • twelve.

    Noun

    doze {{m}}

  • twelve.

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    Walloon

    Numeral

    Inter: head » wa|numeral
  • twelve

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