awake - definition and synonyms


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present tense
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.