What does awake mean?

Definitions for awake
əˈweɪkawake

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word awake.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. awake(p)(adj)

    not in a state of sleep; completely conscious

    "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"

  2. alert, alive(p), awake(p)(verb)

    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"

  3. wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken(verb)

    stop sleeping

    "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

Wiktionary

  1. awake(Verb)

    To become conscious after having slept.

  2. awake(Verb)

    To cause (somebody) to stop sleeping.

  3. awake(Verb)

    to excite or to stir up something latent.

  4. awake(Adjective)

    Not asleep; conscious.

  5. awake(Adjective)

    Alert, aware.

  6. Origin: From Middle English awaken, from Old English awacan, from a- (intensive prefix) + wacan (wake).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Awake(verb)

    to rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken

  2. Awake(verb)

    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

  3. Awake(verb)

    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

  4. Awake(adj)

    not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a state of vigilance or action

  5. Origin: [From awaken, old p. p. of awake.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Awake

    a-wāk′, v.t. to rouse from sleep: to rouse from a state of inaction.—v.i. to cease sleeping: to rouse one's self from sleep or indifference:—pa.p. awaked′, or awoke′.—adj. not asleep: vigilant.—adj. Awak′able, capable of being awakened.—v.t. and v.i. Awak′en, to awake: to rouse into interest or attention: (theol.) to call to a sense of sin.—adj. Awak′enable.—ns. Awak′enment, Awak′ing, Awak′ening, the act of awaking or ceasing to sleep: an arousing from indifference: a revival of religion.—To be awake to, to be fully aware of anything. [A.S. awæcnan. See Wake, Watch.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'awake' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3567

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'awake' in Adjectives Frequency: #854

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of awake in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of awake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of awake in a Sentence

  1. Doug Horton:

    To awake from death is to die in peace.

  2. William McCollom:

    No, everybody was sleeping, no, is she awake now?

  3. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross:

    Fortunately, he's awake. He was coherent. He's OK.

  4. Bobbi Kristina Brown:

    I can say today, Bobbi is awake. She's watching me.

  5. Henry David Thoreau:

    Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.

Images & Illustrations of awake

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for awake

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • يقظ, متنبه, ساهد, صحى, مستيقظ, استيقظ, أيقظArabic
  • будя, събуждам, събуждам се, буденBulgarian
  • জাগাBengali
  • dihuniñ, dihunBreton
  • despert, llevar-se, llevat, despertarCatalan, Valencian
  • probuzený, probudit se, vzbudit, bdící, vzhůru, vzbudit se, probuditCzech
  • vække, vågen, vågneDanish
  • erwachen, wach, aufwachen, aufwecken, erweckenGerman
  • αφυπνίζω, ξυπνώ, ξύπνιος, αφυπνισμένοςGreek
  • maldorma, vekaEsperanto
  • despertar, despierto, listo, despertarseSpanish
  • بیدار, بیدار شدنPersian
  • valveilla oleva, herättää, hereillä oleva, herätä, havahtua, hereilläFinnish
  • éveillé, réveiller, réveilléFrench
  • dúisigh, dúiseachtIrish
  • dùisg, dùisgteScottish Gaelic
  • esperto, recordar, espertar, acordarGalician
  • התעורר, עורר, העיר, ערHebrew
  • जगाना, जागना, जागHindi
  • ébrenHungarian
  • զարթնել, արթնացնել, զարթուն, արթնանալ, զարթնեցնել, արթունArmenian
  • bangun, jagaIndonesian
  • svegliarsi, cosciente, consapevole, sveglio, conscio, desto, svegliareItalian
  • עֵרHebrew
  • 目を覚ます, 起きる, 目ざめさせる, 目ざめる, 起こす, 目覚める, 起きているJapanese
  • 일어나, 깨다Korean
  • به‌خه‌به‌رKurdish
  • уктабаган, түшүнүү, уйкусуз, ойгоо, баамдоо, абайлагыч, түшүнүүчү, жандануу, ойгонуу, акырын, ойготуу, этият, сак, сезимин козгоо, козголуу, этияттууKyrgyz
  • excito, vigilateLatin
  • waakreg, erwächenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • wakker, ontwaken, ontwaakt, wekkenDutch
  • vakenNorwegian Nynorsk
  • våkenNorwegian
  • obudzić się, przebudzony, czujny, obudzićPolish
  • desperto, acordado, despertar, acordarPortuguese
  • deștepta, trezi, scula, treazRomanian
  • пробуждаться, просну́вшийся, разбудить, вызывать, [[не]] [[спя́щий]], бо́дрствующий, проснуться, пробудиться, будить, пробуждать, возбуждать, просыпаться, бодрствующийRussian
  • budan, буданSerbo-Croatian
  • zobudiť saSlovak
  • zbuditi se, vzbuditi, buden, zbuditiSlovene
  • vakna, väcka, vakenSwedish
  • விழித்துTamil
  • మేలుకునియుండుTelugu
  • ตื่นตัวThai
  • uyandırmak, uyanıkTurkish
  • просипатися, бодрствующийUkrainian
  • جگنا, جاگUrdu
  • thức dậy, dậy lên, gợi, gây lên, dậy, thức, thức tỉnhVietnamese
  • וואךYiddish
  • 苏醒Chinese

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