What does awake mean?

awake in AZ Dictionary

(v) To rouse from sleep; waken.
(v) To blend the attention of; excite.
(v) To stir-up (thoughts, including).
(v) To wake-up.
(v) In order to become aware.
(v) To become mindful or aware: awoke to reality. See Usage Note at wake1.
(a) entirely aware; perhaps not in a state of sleep.
(a) Vigilant; watchful. See Synonyms at mindful.
(a) maybe not asleep; mindful.
(v) In order to become conscious after having slept.
(v) To cause (a person) to prevent resting.
(v) to excite or to stir-up one thing latent.
To stop to sleep; come out of a state of all-natural sleep.
ahead into being or action like from rest.
To bestir or rouse an individual's self from a state resembling sleep; emerge from circumstances of inaction; be invigorated with new lease of life; become alive: as, to awake from sloth; to awake into awareness of an excellent reduction.

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  • Sentence for "awake"
  • Quotes for "awake"
  • Synonym for "awake"
    • wake, awaken, waken, rouse, excite
  • Antonym for "awake"
    • asleep, unconscious
  • Verb Forms for "awake"
    • awakes, awaking, awoke, awoken
  • Phrases for "awake"
    • awake twitches, jolted awake, startled awake, lie awake, Ohio's awake
  • Rhyme for "awake"
    • Ache, Blake, Drake, Haik, Jake
  • Hypernym for "awake"
    • turn, change state
  • Cross Reference for "awake"
    • conscious, alert, attentive, awaken, awake to
  • Equivalent for "awake"
    • unsleeping, awakened, wide-awake, astir, waking
  • Form for "awake"
    • awoke, awaked, awaken, awoken, awaking
  • Same Context for "awake"
    • alive, unable, alert, willing, anxious
  • Variant for "awake"
    • awoke, awoken
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