Associations to the word «Awake»


AWAKE, adjective. Not asleep; conscious.
AWAKE, adjective. (by extension) Alert, aware.
AWAKE, verb. (intransitive) To become conscious after having slept.
AWAKE, verb. (transitive) To cause (somebody) to stop sleeping.
AWAKE, verb. (transitive) to excite or to stir up something latent.
AWAKE, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To rouse from a state of inaction or dormancy.
AWAKE, verb. (intransitive) (figurative) To come out of a state of inaction or dormancy.

Dictionary definition

AWAKE, verb. Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock".
AWAKE, adjective. Not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake".
AWAKE, adjective. Mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"; "alert to the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of his predicament".

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