part of speech: noun

definition 1: a piece of furniture used for resting or sleeping.

synonyms: cot

definition 2: an area of ground used for planting, or the plants themselves.

  • The cat dug up the flower bed.

synonyms: garden, patch, plot

definition 3: the bottom of a body of water.

  • Divers searched the ocean bed for lost treasure.

synonyms: bottom

definition 4: a supporting base or layer.

  • The bricks are lying on a bed of gravel.

synonyms: foundation, layer

phrase: get up on the wrong side of the bed


part of speech: verb

inflections: beds, bedding, bedded

definition: to give a resting or sleeping place to.

  • The old woman bedded the children near the fireplace.