awake - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

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/əˈweɪk/
present tense
I/you/we/theyawake
he/she/itawakes
present participleawaking
past tenseawoke
past participleawoken
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] mainly literary to wake up, or to wake someone up

    They awoke to find that several inches of snow had fallen.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to make you remember something or begin to experience a particular feeling

    Going back to the house awoke memories that he had thought long forgotten.