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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Waken  \Wak"en\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  pr  {Wakened};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Wakening}.]  [OE.  waknen,  AS  w[ae]cnan;  akin  to  Goth. 
  gawaknan  See  {Wake},  v.  i.] 
  To  wake;  to  cease  to  sleep;  to  be  awakened. 
  Early,  Turnus  wakening  with  the  light.  --Dryden. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Waken  \Wak"en\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  excite  or  rouse  from  sleep;  to  wake;  to  awake;  to 
  awaken.  ``Go,  waken  Eve.''  --Milton. 
  2.  To  excite;  to  rouse;  to  move  to  action  to  awaken. 
  Then  Homer's  and  Tyrt[ae]us'  martial  muse  Wakened 
  the  world.  --Roscommon. 
  Venus  now  wakes,  and  wakens  love.  --Milton. 
  They  introduce  Their  sacred  song,  and  waken  raptures 
  high.  --Milton. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  cause  to  become  awake  or  conscious;  "He  was  roused  by  the 
  drunken  men  in  the  street";  "Please  wake  me  at  6  AM." 
  [syn:  {awaken},  {rouse},  {wake  up},  {arouse}]  [ant:  {cause 
  to  sleep}] 
  2:  stop  sleeping;  "She  woke  up  to  the  sound  of  the  alarm  clock" 
  [syn:  {wake  up},  {awake},  {arouse},  {awaken},  {wake},  {come 
  alive}]  [ant:  {fall  asleep}] 

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