Definitions of awake

  1.   not unconscious especially having become conscious the patient is now awake and alert
  2.   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
  3.   stop sleeping She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock
  4.   not in a state of sleep completely conscious lay awake thinking about his new job still not fully awake
  5.   To rouse from sleep to wake to awaken
  6.   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
  7.   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
  8.   Not sleeping or lethargic roused from sleep in a state of vigilance or action
  9.   To arouse from sleep or from any state resembling sleep put into action to infuse new life into
  10.   To cease to sleep to rouse oneself to become alert
  11.   Not sleeping roused from sleep or inactivity in a state of vigilance or action
  12.   Awoke awaked
  13.   Awaking
  14.   To rouse from sleep to rouse from a state of inaction
  15.   To cease sleeping to rouse one's self pa p awaked' or awoke'
  16.   Not asleep vigilant
  17.   Awaked or awoke
  18.   Awaked
  19.   Not sleeping
  20.   To arouse from sleep or inaction
  21.   To cease sleeping
  22.   To rouse as from sleep excite arouse wake waken
  23.   To cease to sleep become awake or alert
  24.   Not sleeping in a state of vigilance or action
  25.   To rouse from sleep or a state resembling it to put into action or new life
  26.   To bestir to rise to waken or bestir out of sleep or a state resembling it
  27.   To rouse from sleep to infuse new life into

Antonyms for awake

dozy, absent, spiritless, drowse off, numb, daydreaming, enervated, fast asleep, unawakened, sleepy, dreamy, dope off, slumbrous, dozing, Numbed, somnolent, retire, forgetful, unwary, sleepyheaded, Languishing, unready, insensible, at rest, turn in, languorous, torpid, sleepy-eyed, careless, Resting, unaware, oblivious, incognizant, unmindful, unfeeling, dormant, dead, drowsing, insensitive, faraway, slumberous, heedless, flake out, slumbering, absentminded, abstracted, dull, sound asleep, sleeping, thoughtless, doze off, hibernating, hypnotized, negligent, absorbed, unheeding, napping, languid, incautious, dreaming, drift off, unprepared, distracted, unconscious, neglectful, lackadaisical, unthinking, unknowing, mesmerized, cold, fall asleep, preoccupied, slumbery, hypnoid, inattentive, drop off, benumbed, drowsy, inconsiderate, listless, unwitting, nodding, asleep, nod off, engrossed, dazed, limp.

Quotes of awake

  1. If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake Aye what then – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  2. I noticed this process of waking and predicted with terrifying logic that one of these years not far away I would be awake continuously and never slip back and never be free of myself again – Annie Dillard
  3. Wide awake I can make my most fantastic dreams come true – Lorenz Hart
  4. To awake from death is to die in peace – Douglas Horton
  5. Compared to what we ought to be we are half awake – William James
  6. I had a dream that I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep – Stan Laurel
  7. Man is firmly convinced that he is awake in reality he is caught in a net of sleep and dreams which he has unconsciously woven himself – Gustave Meyrink
  8. To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world if men were only capable of staying awake long enough to let the idea soak in – Henry Miller
  9. I sometimes lie awake at night trying to think of something funny that Richard Nixon said – Lyn Nofziger
  10. This country has been unconscious and it's got to awake That's my belief – Charles Olson
  11. But it's fun to be something have that and you don't have to be real It's like comedians They go on and they're doing all these jokes I would be like that if I were more awake – Parker Posey
  12. He would use amphetamines to stay awake because he would have late night maneuvers that would go way into the early morning hours and he was given pills to stay up for the long hours – Priscilla Presley
  13. I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before Or else I am awake for the first time and all before has been a mean sleep – Walt Whitman

Usage examples for awake

  1. But the children were awake with the first light and eagerly asking questions about the fire – The Allis Family; or, Scenes of Western Life by American Sunday School Union
  2. Oh I see you were awake – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  3. None of them spoke all three found it hard to keep awake – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  4. We must dress and escape from this house before that awful woman is awake – The Motor Maids by Rose, Shamrock and Thistle by Katherine Stokes
  5. Why had he not stayed awake – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  6. “ For in the one case as in the other we must accept on faith and trust what we are told when we awake – Essays of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  7. “ L'Abbaye was wide awake by this time – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  8. “ Bobby must have stayed awake an hour – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  9. “ I knew you would be awake and would bear with me so I came down to you – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  10. Well you four little Bunkers that are still awake had better go to bed so you'll be able to eat breakfast as well as guess riddles to morrow laughed Mother Bunker – Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's by Laura Lee Hope
  11. “ I lay awake all night long – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  12. Johnston put out his hand to touch Branasko but the Alphian was awake – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  13. But there she found the nurse of Charles who was awake – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  14. He went into his own room where he found his wife still awake – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  15. Johnston was the first to awake – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  16. We'll have everybody in the house awake and it is too early – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  17. “ It'll never do to awake old Rose – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  18. Only my heart is awake – Tasting the Earth by Mona Gould
  19. Yer awake air ye – The Red Acorn by John McElroy
  20. Did not I lie awake all night for you – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth

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