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English adjective: awake

1. awake not in a state of sleep; completely conscious


SamplesLay awake thinking about his new job.
Still not fully awake.


Similarastir, awakened, insomniac, sleepless, unsleeping, up, wakeful, waking, watchful, wide-awake


See alsoalert, aware, cognisant, cognizant, conscious, watchful


Antonymsasleep

2. awake mentally perceptive and responsive


SamplesAn 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.


Synonymsalert, alive


Similaraware, cognisant, cognizant


Antonymsincognizant, unaware


English verb: awake

1. awake (body) stop sleeping


SamplesShe woke up to the sound of the alarm clock.


Synonymsarouse, awaken, come alive, wake, wake up, waken


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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