|v. t.||1.||To rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken.|
[imp. Awoke ( ), Awaked ( ); p. p. Awaked; (Obs.) Awaken, Awoken; p. pr. & vb. n. Awaking. The form Awoke is sometimes used as a p. p.]
|2.||To rouse from a state resembling sleep, as from death, stupidity., or inaction; to put into action; to give new life to; to stir up; as, to awake the dead; to awake the dormant faculties.|
|v. i.||1.||To cease to sleep; to come out of a state of natural sleep; and, figuratively, out of a state resembling sleep, as inaction or death.|
|a.||1.||Not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a state of vigilance or action.|
He was awake to the danger.
|Verb||1.||awake - stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"|
|Adj.||1.||awake - not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"|
asleep - in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"
|2.||awake - not unconscious; especially having become conscious; "the patient is now awake and alert"|
|3.||awake - (usually followed by `to') showing acute awareness; mentally perceptive; "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"|