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English verb: hibernate

1. hibernate (body) sleep during winter


SamplesBears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves.


Synonymshole up


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)catch some Z's, kip, log Z's, sleep, slumber


Antonymsaestivate, estivate

2. hibernate (social) be in an inactive or dormant state


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)rest









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