Definitions for waken
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awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouseverb
cause to become awake or conscious
"He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, wakenverb
"She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
To awake or rouse from sleep; to stir.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
When he was waken’d with the noise,
And saw the beast so small;
What’s this, quoth he, that gives so weak a voice,
That wakens men withal? Edmund Spenser.
A man that is wakened out of sleep. Zech. iv. 1.
We make no longer stay; go, waken Eve. John Milton.
Then ’s and Tyrtæus’ martial muse
Waken’d the world, and sounded loud alarms. Wentworth Dillon.
Their sacred song, and waken raptures high. John Milton.
To wake; to cease from sleep; to be roused from sleep.
Etymology: from wake.
Early Turnus wak’ning with the light,
All clad in armour, calls his troops to fight. Dryden.
Wakefulness is a daily recurring brain state and state of consciousness in which an individual is conscious and engages in coherent cognitive and behavioral responses to the external world. Being awake is the opposite of being asleep, in which most external inputs to the brain are excluded from neural processing.
Waken is a verb that means to cease to sleep or to cause to stop sleeping, to rouse from a state of sleep or to become awake. It can also refer to making something active or prompting it to take action.
to wake; to cease to sleep; to be awakened
to excite or rouse from sleep; to wake; to awake; to awaken
to excite; to rouse; to move to action; to awaken
Etymology: [OE. waknen, AS. wcnan; akin to Goth. gawaknan. See Wake, v. i.]
The numerical value of waken in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of waken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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