Definitions for: Awake


[v] stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"



Webster (1913) Definition: A*wake", v. t. [imp. Awoke, Awaked; p. p. Awaked;
(Obs.) Awaken, Awoken; p. pr. & vb. n. Awaking. The
form Awoke is sometimes used as a p. p.] [AS.
[=a]w[ae]cnan, v. i. (imp. aw[=o]c), and [=a]wacian, v. i.
(imp. awacode). See Awaken, Wake.]
1. To rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken.

Where morning's earliest ray . . . awake her.
--Tennyson.

And his disciples came to him, and awoke him,
saying, Lord, save us; we perish. --Matt. viii.
25.

2. To rouse from a state resembling sleep, as from death,
stupidity., or inaction; to put into action; to give new
life to; to stir up; as, to awake the dead; to awake the
dormant faculties.

I was soon awaked from this disagreeable reverie.
--Goldsmith.

It way awake my bounty further. --Shak.

No sunny gleam awakes the trees. --Keble.


A*wake", v. i.
To cease to sleep; to come out of a state of natural sleep;
and, figuratively, out of a state resembling sleep, as
inaction or death.

The national spirit again awoke. --Freeman.

Awake to righteousness, and sin not. --1 Cor. xv.
34.


A*wake", a. [From awaken, old p. p. of awake.]
Not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a state of
vigilance or action.

Before whom awake I stood. --Milton.

She still beheld, Now wide awake, the vision of her
sleep. --Keats.

He was awake to the danger. --Froude.

Synonyms: arouse, awaken, come alive, wake, wake up, waken

Antonyms: dope off, doze off, drift off, drop off, drowse off, fall asleep, flake out, nod off

See Also: catch some Z's, change state, kip, log Z's, sleep, slumber, turn

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