awake - definition and synonyms

adjective [never before noun] 

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  1. not sleeping

    I’ve been awake for hours.

    lie awake:

    Do you lie awake at night, worrying about things?

    stay awake (=remain awake):

    I managed to stay awake long enough to watch the film.

    keep someone awake (=prevent someone from sleeping):

    We’ve been kept awake all night by the noise.