HyperDic: awake

English > 3 senses of the word awake:
ADJECTIVEallawakenot in a state of sleep
allawake, alert, alivementally perceptive and responsive
VERBbodyawake, wake up, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, wakenstop sleeping
awake > pronunciation
Soundsahwey'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > awake: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot in a state of sleep; completely conscious.
Examples
  • "lay awake thinking about his new job"
  • "still not fully awake"
Narrowerastir, upOut of bed
awakened(somewhat formal) having been waked up
insomniac, sleepless, watchfulExperiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
unsleeping, wide-awakefully awake
waking, wakefulmarked by full consciousness or alertness
See alsoalert, watchfulEngaged in or accustomed to close observation
aware, cognizant, cognisant(sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
consciousknowing / knowing and perceiving
OppositeasleepIn a state of sleep
Spanishdespierto
Catalandespert, llevat
English > awake: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmentally perceptive and responsive.
Examples
  • "awake to the dangers of her situation"
  • "was now awake to the reality of his predicament"
Synonymsalert, alive
Broaderaware, cognizant, cognisant(sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
Spanishdespierto
English > awake: 3 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningstop sleeping.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymswake up, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken
Entailssleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z'sBe asleep
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositefall asleep, dope off, flake out, drift off, nod off, drop off, doze off, drowse offchange from a waking to a sleeping state
Spanishdesadormecerse, despabilarse, despertarse, despertar, resucitar
Catalandespertar-se, despertar, excitar, llevar-se

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