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a·wake / əˈwāk/ • v. (past a·woke / əˈwōk/ ; past part. a·wok·en / əˈwōkən/ ) [intr.] stop sleeping; wake from sleep: she awoke to find the streets covered in snow. ∎  [tr.] cause (someone) to wake from sleep: my screams awoke my parents. ∎  regain consciousness: I awoke six hours after the operation. ∎  (awake to) fig. become aware of; come to a realization of: the authorities finally awoke to the extent of the problem. ∎  make or become active again: there were echoes and scents that awoke some memory in me. • adj. not asleep: the noise might keep you awake at night. ∎  (awake to) aware of: too few are awake to the dangers.

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awake

awake be roused from sleep OE.; rouse from sleep XIII. OE. str. pt. onwōc, āwōc; wk. pt. āwacode; see A-3, WAKE3.
Hence awake adj. XIII; clipped form of str. pp. awaken So awaken cease to sleep OE.; rouse from sleep XVI. OE. onwæcnan, āwæcnan, āwæcnian; see WAKEN.

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awake

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