- The name of the Latin-script letter Z/z.
- (colloquial) (usually plural) Sleep (as in "get some zeds").
- Something Z-shaped. Found in compounds such as zed-bar.
- (intransitive, informal) To sleep or nap. (Compare zzz, catch some z's.)
- (intransitive, rare) To zigzag; to move with sharp alternating turns.