• (adv): In the sleep of death.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on asleep:

A Girl Asleep (Vermeer)
... A Girl Asleep, also known as A Woman Asleep, A Woman Asleep at Table, and A Maid Asleep, is a painting by the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer, 1657 ...

More definitions of "asleep":

  • (adj): Lacking sensation.
    Example: "My foot is asleep"
    Synonyms: benumbed, numb
  • (adj): In a state of sleep.
    Example: "Were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"
  • (adv): Into a sleeping state.
    Example: "He fell asleep"