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Bad

Not achieving an adequate standard; poor
A bad concert.
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Bed

A bed is a piece of furniture which is used as a place to sleep and relax.Most modern beds consist of a soft, cushioned mattress on a bed frame, the mattress resting either on a solid base, often wood slats, or a sprung base. Many beds include a box spring inner-sprung base, which is a large mattress-sized box containing wood and springs that provide additional support and suspension for the mattress.
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Bad

Immoral or evil.
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Bed

A piece of furniture for reclining and sleeping, typically consisting of a flat, rectangular frame and a mattress resting on springs.
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Bad

Vulgar or obscene
Bad language.
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Bed

A bedstead.
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Bad

Disobedient or naughty
Bad children.
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Bed

A mattress.
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Bad

Disagreeable, unpleasant, or disturbing
A bad piece of news.
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A place where one may sleep; lodging
Found bed and board at an inn.
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Bad

Unfavorable
Bad reviews for the play.
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Accommodations for a single person at a hospital or institution
A maternity ward with 30 beds.
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Bad

Not fresh; rotten or spoiled
Bad meat.
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A time at which one goes to sleep
Drank milk before bed.
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Bad

Injurious in effect; detrimental
Bad habits.
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A place for lovemaking.
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Bad

Not working properly; defective
A bad telephone connection.
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A marital relationship with its rights and intimacies.
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Bad

Full of or exhibiting faults or errors
Bad grammar.
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Bed

A small plot of cultivated or planted land
A flower bed.
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Bad

Having no validity; void
Passed bad checks.
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Bed

An underwater or intertidal area in which a particular organism is established in large numbers
A clam bed.
An oyster bed.
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Bad

Being so far behind in repayment as to be considered a loss
Bad loans.
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Bed

The ground surface below a body of water such as a sea, lake, or stream.
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Bad

Severe; intense
A bad cold.
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Bed

A layer of food surmounted by another kind of food
Tomatoes on a bed of lettuce.
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Bad

Being in poor health or in pain
I feel bad today.
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A foundation of crushed rock or a similar substance for a road or railroad; a roadbed.
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Bad

Being in poor condition; diseased
Bad lungs.
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Bed

A layer of mortar upon which stones or bricks are laid.
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Bad

Sorry; regretful
She feels bad about how she treated you.
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Bed

(Printing) The heavy table of a printing press in which the type form is placed.
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Bad

Bad·der, bad·dest Slang Very good; great.
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The part of a truck, trailer, or freight car designed to carry loads.
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Bad

Something that is below standard or expectations, as of ethics or decency
Weighing the good against the bad.
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Bed

A broad mass of rock or sediment bounded by different material.
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Bad

Badly.
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A deposit, as of ore, parallel to local stratification.
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Bad

A past tense of bid.
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Bed

A heap of material
A bed of wood chips.
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Bad

Unfavorable; negative; not good.
Hiring you was very bad for this company.
The weather looks pretty bad right now.
He is in a bad mood.
You have very bad grades.
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Bed

To furnish with a bed or sleeping quarters
We bedded our guests down in the study.
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Bad

Not suitable or fitting.
Do you think it is a bad idea to confront him directly?
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Bed

To put or send to bed.
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Bad

Not appropriate, of manners etc.
It is bad manners to talk with your mouth full.
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Bed

To have sexual relations with.
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Bad

Unhealthy; liable to cause health problems.
Lard is bad for you. Smoking is bad for you, too. Grapes are bad for dogs but not for humans.
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Bed

To plant in a prepared plot of soil.
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Bad

(chiefly applied to a person's state of health) Sickly, unhealthy, unwell.
Joe's in a bad way; he can't even get out of bed.
I went to the hospital to see how my grandfather was doing. Unfortunately, he's in a bad state.
I've had a bad back since the accident.
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Bed

To lay flat or arrange in layers.
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Bad

Not behaving; behaving badly; misbehaving; mischievous or disobedient.
Stop being bad, or you will get a spanking!
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Bed

To embed.
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Bad

Tricky; stressful; unpleasant.
Divorce is usually a bad experience for everybody involved.
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To establish; base.
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Bad

Evil; wicked.
Be careful. There are bad people in the world.
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Bed

To go to bed.
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Bad

Faulty; not functional.
I had a bad headlight.
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(Geology) To form layers or strata.
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Bad

(of food) Spoiled, rotten, overripe.
These apples have gone bad.
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Bed

A piece of furniture, usually flat and soft, on which to rest or sleep.
My cat often sleeps on my bed.
I keep a glass of water next to my bed when I sleep.
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Bad

(of breath) Malodorous; foul.
Bad breath is not pleasant for anyone.
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Bed

A prepared spot in which to spend the night.
When camping, he usually makes a bed for the night from hay and a blanket.
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Bad

False; counterfeit; illegitimate.
They were caught trying to pass bad coinage.
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Bed

(usually after a preposition) One's place of sleep or rest.
Go to bed!
I had breakfast in bed this morning.
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Bad

Unskilled; of limited ability; not good.
I'm pretty bad at speaking French.
He's a bad gardener; everything he tries to grow ends up dying.
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Bed

Sleep; rest; getting to sleep.
He's been afraid of bed since he saw the scary film.
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Bad

Of poor physical appearance.
I look really bad whenever I get less than seven hours of sleep.
I don't look bad in this dress, do I?
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Bed

The time for going to sleep or resting in bed; bedtime.
I read until bed.
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Bad

(informal) Bold and daring.
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Bed

(uncountable) Time spent in a bed.
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Bad

(slang) Good, superlative, excellent, cool.
Man, that new car you bought is bad!
You is bad, man!
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Bed

(figurative) Marriage.
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Bad

Severe, urgent.
He is in bad need of a haircut.
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Bed

Sexual activity.
Too much bed, not enough rest.
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Bad

Overly promiscuous, licentious.
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Bed

Abbreviation of bedroom
2 beds, 1 bath
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Bad

Very attractive; hot, sexy.
Hopefully I can pull some bad bitches tonight.
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Bed

A place, or flat surface or layer, on which something else rests or is laid.
The meats and cheeses lay on a bed of lettuce.
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Bad

Not covered by funds on account.
He gave me a bad check.
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Bed

The bottom of a body of water, such as an ocean, sea, lake, or river.
Sea bed
River bed
There's a lot of trash on the bed of the river.
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Bad

Badly.
I didn't do too bad in the last exam.
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Bed

An area where a large number of oysters, mussels, other sessile shellfish, or a large amount of seaweed is found.
Oysters are farmed from their beds.
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Bad

Something that is bad; a harm or evil.
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Bed

A garden plot.
We added a new bush to our rose bed.
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Bad

Error; mistake.
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A foundation or supporting surface formed of a fluid.
A bed of concrete makes a strong subsurface for an asphalt parking lot.
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Bad

An item (or kind of item) of merchandise with negative value; an unwanted good. Bad (economics)
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The superficial earthwork, or ballast, of a railroad.
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Bad

Used to scold a misbehaving child or pet.
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The platform of a truck, trailer, railcar, or other vehicle that supports the load to be hauled.
The parcels were loaded onto the truck bed before transportation.
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Bad

(archaic) bid.
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Bed

A shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear of a ship’s floor; a pallet.
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Bad

To shell (a walnut).
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The flat part of the press, on which the form is laid.
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Bad

Bade.
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(computing) The flat surface of a scanner on which a document is placed to be scanned.
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Bad

Wanting good qualities, whether physical or moral; injurious, hurtful, inconvenient, offensive, painful, unfavorable, or defective, either physically or morally; evil; vicious; wicked; - the opposite of good; as, a bad man; bad conduct; bad habits; bad soil; bad air; bad health; a bad crop; bad news.
The strong antipathy of good to bad.
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A piece of music, normally instrumental, over which a radio DJ talks.
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Bad

That which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency;
Take the bad with the good
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Bed

(darts) Any of the sections of a dartboard with a point value, delimited by a wire.
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Bad

Having undesirable or negative qualities;
A bad report card
His sloppy appearance made a bad impression
A bad little boy
Clothes in bad shape
A bad cut
Bad luck
The news was very bad
The reviews were bad
The pay is bad
It was a bad light for reading
The movie was a bad choice
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(trampoline) The taut surface of a trampoline.
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Bad

Very intense;
A bad headache
In a big rage
Had a big (or bad) shock
A bad earthquake
A bad storm
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Bed

(heading) A layer or surface.
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Bad

Feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad');
My throat feels bad
She felt bad all over
He was feeling tough after a restless night
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Bed

A deposit of ore, coal, etc.
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Bad

(of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition;
Bad meat
A refrigerator full of spoilt food
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Bed

(geology) The smallest division of a geologic formation or stratigraphic rock series marked by well-defined divisional planes (bedding planes) separating it from layers above and below.
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Bad

Not capable of being collected;
A bad (or uncollectible) debt
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Bed

(masonry) The horizontal surface of a building stone.
The upper and lower beds
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Bad

Below average in quality or performance;
A bad chess player
A bad recital
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Bed

(masonry) The lower surface of a brick, slate, or tile.
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Bad

Nonstandard;
So-called bad grammar
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(masonry) A course of stone or brick in a wall.
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Bad

Not financially safe or secure;
A bad investment
High risk investments
Anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky
Speculative business enterprises
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Bed

Senses relating to a bed as a place for resting or sleeping.
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Bad

Physically unsound or diseased;
Has a bad back
A bad heart
Bad teeth
An unsound limb
Unsound teeth
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Bed

(intransitive) To go to bed. I usually listen to music before I bed.
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Bad

Capable of harming;
Bad habits
Bad air
Smoking is bad for you
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Bed

(transitive) To place in a bed.
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Bad

Keenly sorry or regretful;
Felt bad about letting the team down
Was sorry that she had treated him so badly
Felt bad about breaking the vase
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Bed

To put oneself to sleep. en
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Bad

Characterized by wickedness or immorality;
Led a very bad life
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Bed

(transitive) To furnish with a bed or bedding.
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Bad

Reproduced fraudulently;
Like a bad penny...
A forged twenty dollar bill
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Bed

(ambitransitive) To have sexual intercourse with.
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Bad

Not working properly;
A bad telephone connection
A defective appliance
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Bed

Senses relating to a bed as a place or layer on which something else rests or is laid.
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Bad

With great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly');
The injury hurt badly
The buildings were badly shaken
It hurts bad
We need water bad
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Bed

(transitive) To lay or put in any hollow place, or place of rest and security, surrounded or enclosed; to embed.
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Bad

Very much; strongly;
I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it
The cables had sagged badly
They were badly in need of help
He wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it
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Bed

(transitive) To set in a soft matrix, as paving stones in sand, or tiles in cement.
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(transitive) To set out (plants) in a garden bed.
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(transitive) To dress or prepare the surface of (stone) so it can serve as a bed.
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(transitive) To lay flat; to lay in order; to place in a horizontal or recumbent position.
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To settle, as machinery.
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Bed

An article of furniture to sleep or take rest in or on; a couch. Specifically: A sack or mattress, filled with some soft material, in distinction from the bedstead on which it is placed (as, a feather bed), or this with the bedclothes added. In a general sense, any thing or place used for sleeping or reclining on or in, as a quantity of hay, straw, leaves, or twigs.
And made for him [a horse] a leafy bed.
I wash, wring, brew, bake, . . . make the beds.
In bed he slept not for my urging it.
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Used as the symbol of matrimony) Marriage.
George, the eldest son of his second bed.
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A plat or level piece of ground in a garden, usually a little raised above the adjoining ground.
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A mass or heap of anything arranged like a bed; as, a bed of ashes or coals.
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The bottom of a watercourse, or of any body of water; as, the bed of a river.
So sinks the daystar in the ocean bed.
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A layer or seam, or a horizontal stratum between layers; as, a bed of coal, iron, etc.
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See Gun carriage, and Mortar bed.
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The horizontal surface of a building stone; as, the upper and lower beds.
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The foundation or the more solid and fixed part or framing of a machine; or a part on which something is laid or supported; as, the bed of an engine.
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The superficial earthwork, or ballast, of a railroad.
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The flat part of the press, on which the form is laid.
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To place in a bed.
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To make partaker of one's bed; to cohabit with.
I'll to the Tuscan wars, and never bed her.
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To furnish with a bed or bedding.
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To plant or arrange in beds; to set, or cover, as in a bed of soft earth; as, to bed the roots of a plant in mold.
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To lay or put in any hollow place, or place of rest and security, surrounded or inclosed; to embed; to furnish with or place upon a bed or foundation; as, to bed a stone; it was bedded on a rock.
Among all chains or clusters of mountains where large bodies of still water are bedded.
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To dress or prepare the surface of stone) so as to serve as a bed.
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To lay flat; to lay in order; to place in a horizontal or recumbent position.
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To go to bed; to cohabit.
If he be married, and bed with his wife.
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A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep;
He sat on the edge of the bed
The room had only a bed and chair
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A plot of ground in which plants are growing;
The gardener planted a bed of roses
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A depression forming the ground under a body of water;
He searched for treasure on the ocean bed
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(geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock);
They found a bed of standstone
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A stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit;
He worked in the coal beds
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Single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance;
Slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
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The flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc.
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A foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track;
The track bed had washed away
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Furnish with a bed;
The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals
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Place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil
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Put to bed;
The children were bedded at ten o'clock
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Have sexual intercourse with;
This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
Adam knew Eve
Were you ever intimate with this man?
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Go to bed in order to sleep;
I usually turn in at midnight
He turns out at the crack of dawn
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