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English verb: waken

1. waken (body) cause to become awake or conscious


SamplesHe was roused by the drunken men in the street.
Please wake me at 6 AM..


Synonymsarouse, awaken, rouse, wake, wake up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)bring around, bring back, bring round, bring to, call, reawaken


Antonymscause to sleep

2. waken (body) stop sleeping


SamplesShe woke up to the sound of the alarm clock.


Synonymsarouse, awake, awaken, come alive, wake, wake up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn


Entailcatch some Z's, kip, log Z's, sleep, slumber


Antonymsdope off, doze off, drift off, drowse off, fall asleep, flake out, nod off, drop off









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