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.

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

  2. awake(Verb)

    To cause (somebody) to stop sleeping.

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

  3. awake(Verb)

    to excite or to stir up something latent.

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

  4. awake(Adjective)

    Not asleep; conscious.

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

  5. awake(Adjective)

    Alert, aware.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [From awaken, old p. p. of awake.]

  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

    Etymology: [From awaken, old p. p. of awake.]

  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

    Etymology: [From awaken, old p. p. of awake.]

  4. Awake(adj)

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

    Etymology: [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

How to pronounce awake?

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How to say awake in sign language?

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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. Steve Orma:

    Exposure to natural light throughout the day would help keep you more awake.

  2. Natalie Rizzo:

    Since chocolate has caffeine that may keep me awake, I opt for cocoa powder sprinkled on top of popcorn, this sweet and savory snack has just 40 calories per cup.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    All good thoughts have already been said to make the world a better place to live, so is it not the best to try some new words now to see if that makes any difference to awake the common sense of everyone.

  4. Dianne Feinstein:

    Southern California's inconceivable that with all the safety regulations we have in place today, a fire on a boat can lead to the loss of life we saw this morning, and we need to understand exactly how the crew was trained and, if they were awake and above-deck, why they were unable to alert or help rescue passengers.

  5. Pauline Parmentier:

    I found out I was playing last night, i didn't sleep very well, and I was awake pretty early, ready to play.

Images & Illustrations of awake

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Translations for awake

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  • 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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    • A. flabby
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