Hibernate hi·ber·nate ˈhībərˌnāt/ verb (of an animal or plant) spend the winter in a dormant state. synonyms: lie dormant, lie torpid, sleep; overwinter “bears hibernate in winter” (of a person) remain inactive or indoors for an extended period. “the pilots who have been hibernating during the winter months get their gliders out again” synonyms: hole up, escape, withdraw, retreat, cocoon “he wanted to hibernate in front of a fire for the night” ~OR Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.