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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To spend the winter in a dormant state.

Usage examples (38)
  • Many kinds of creatures hibernate for the winter, grizzly bears being the most well-known.
  • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves
  • Waking from hibernate is quick, just 10 seconds on a modern laptop.
  • Today, scientists simply use the word hibernate when discussing the physiological processes of bears that go to sleep for the winter. for more
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