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awake


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Awake  \A*wake"\,  v.  i. 
  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. 
 
  The  national  spirit  again  awoke.  --Freeman. 
 
  Awake  to  righteousness,  and  sin  not  --1  Cor.  xv 
  34. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Awake  \A*wake"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  {Awoke},  {Awaked};  p.  p.  {Awaked}; 
  (Obs.)  {Awaken},  {Awoken};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Awaking}.  The 
  form  {Awoke}  is  sometimes  used  as  a  p.  p.]  [AS. 
  [=a]w[ae]cnan,  v.  i.  (imp.  aw[=o]c),  and  [=a]wacian,  v.  i. 
  (imp.  awacode).  See  {Awaken},  {Wake}.] 
  1.  To  rouse  from  sleep;  to  wake;  to  awaken. 
 
  Where  morning's  earliest  ray  .  .  .  awake  her 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  And  his  disciples  came  to  him  and  awoke  him 
  saying,  Lord,  save  us  we  perish.  --Matt.  viii. 
  25. 
 
  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. 
 
  I  was  soon  awaked  from  this  disagreeable  reverie. 
  --Goldsmith. 
 
  It  way  awake  my  bounty  further.  --Shak. 
 
  No  sunny  gleam  awakes  the  trees.  --Keble. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Awake  \A*wake"\,  a.  [From  awaken,  old  p.  p.  of  awake.] 
  Not  sleeping  or  lethargic;  roused  from  sleep;  in  a  state  of 
  vigilance  or  action 
 
  Before  whom  awake  I  stood.  --Milton. 
 
  She  still  beheld,  Now  wide  awake,  the  vision  of  her 
  sleep.  --Keats. 
 
  He  was  awake  to  the  danger.  --Froude. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  awake 
  adj  1:  not  in  a  state  of  sleep;  completely  conscious;  "lay  awake 
  thinking  about  his  new  job";  "still  not  fully  awake" 
  [syn:  {awake(p)}]  [ant:  {asleep(p)}] 
  2:  not  unconscious;  especially  having  become  conscious;  "the 
  patient  is  now  awake  and  alert"  [syn:  {alert},  {awake(p)}] 
  3:  (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"  [syn:  {alert}, 
  {alive(p)},  {awake(p)}] 
  v  :  stop  sleeping;  "She  woke  up  to  the  sound  of  the  alarm  clock" 
  [syn:  {wake  up},  {arouse},  {awaken},  {wake},  {come  alive}, 
  {waken}]  [ant:  {fall  asleep}] 




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