HyperDic: waken

English > 2 senses of the word waken:
VERBbodywaken, awaken, wake, rouse, wake up, arousecause to become awake or conscious
bodywaken, wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alivestop sleeping
waken > pronunciation
Soundswey'kahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > waken: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningCause to become awake or conscious.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsawaken, wake, rouse, wake up, arouse
Narrowerbring to, bring back, bring round, bring aroundReturn to consciousness
callrouse somebody from sleep with a call
reawakenawaken once again
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositecause to sleepmake fall asleep
Spanishdespertarse, despertar
Catalandespertar-se, despertar
English > waken: 2 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningstop sleeping.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymswake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive
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
Nounswakeningthe act of waking

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