wake up to - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theywake up to
he/she/itwakes up to
present participlewaking up to
past tensewoke up to
past participlewoken up to
  1. wake up to something to start to realize something

    They need to wake up to the fact that the sport has completely changed.

See also main entry: wake