bed noun

1 piece of furniture for sleeping on

ADJ. double, king-size, single, twin | bunk, camp, feather, folding, four-poster, hospital, sofa | warm | unmade a messy room, with an unmade bed and clothes on the floor | marriage

VERB + BED do (informal), make, make up | strip Please strip the beds and put the sheets in the washing machine. | climb into, crawl into, get into, go to, tumble into She crawled into bed exhausted. | climb out of, get out of, leap out of | lie (down) on, lie in, sit on He lay in bed, reading his book. Elizabeth was sitting on her bed writing a letter. | put sb to, tuck sb up in It's your turn to put the children to bed. | wet Don't punish a child who wets the bed.

BED + NOUN clothes, linen

PREP. in ~ I like to be in bed before 11 o'clock. | out of ~ Are you out of bed yet?

PHRASES bed and breakfast, the edge/side of the bed, the foot/head of the bed, get sb into bed (= have sex with sb), go to bed with sb (= have sex with sb), take to your bed (= go to bed because you are ill), time for bed Come on, children, it's time for bed.

2 piece of ground for growing flowers, vegetables, etc.

ADJ. flower, rose, strawberry | ornamental | raised

PREP. ~ of ornamental beds of roses