What is the meaning of hibernate?

intransitive verb. 1 : to pass the winter in a torpid or resting state bears hibernating in their dens. 2 : to be or become inactive or dormant let the computer hibernate.

How do you pronounce Hivernation?

How do you spell hibernate?

Save This Word! An inactive state resembling deep sleep in which certain animals living in cold climates pass the winter. In hibernation, the body temperature is lowered and breathing and heart rates slow down.