1. in a state of sleep
- were all asleep when the phone rang
- fell asleep at the wheel
2. lacking sensation
- my foot is asleep
Sentences with asleep as an adjective:
- I was asleep when you called.
- Never disturb a man asleep.
- How could you miss that? Were you asleep?
- My arm fell asleep. You know, like pins and needles.
1. into a sleeping state
- he fell asleep
2. in the sleep of death