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Hibernate

Hi´ber`nate
v. i.1.To winter; to pass the season of winter in close quarters, in a torpid or lethargic state, as certain mammals, reptiles, and insects.
[imp. & p. p. Hibernated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hibernating .]
Verb1.hibernate - sleep during winter; "Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves"
Synonyms: hole up
Antonyms:
aestivate, estivate - sleep during summer; "certain animals estivate"
aestivate, estivate - sleep during summer; "certain animals estivate"
2.hibernate - be in an inactive or dormant state
aestivate, be a sideliner, be latent, be still, coast, delay, do nothing, drift, escape notice, hang fire, have nothing on, idle, lay by, lay off, lay to, lie beneath, lie by, lie dormant, lie fallow, lie hid, lie idle, lie low, lie off, lie to, lie up, lurk, make no sign, not budge, not stir, rest, ride at anchor, sit back, sit it out, smolder, stagnate, underlie, vegetate, wait and see, watch and wait
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