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See definition of awake on Dictionary.com
  • adj.conscious; alert
  • verbbecome alert or cause to rise from sleep
  • verbbecome or make aware

synonyms for awake

  • alive
  • attentive
  • aware
  • cognizant
  • vigilant
  • aroused
  • awakened
  • excited
  • knowing
  • roused
  • waking
  • heedful
  • observant
  • on guard
  • wakeful
  • watchful
See also synonyms for: awoken / awoke
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antonyms for awake

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  • ignorant
  • inattentive
  • unaware
  • asleep
  • unconscious
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How to use awake in a sentence

She would go home and tell her now-husband about it and lay awake at night thinking about it.
‘DON’T WAIT TO BE PERFECT:’ 4 TOP STARTUP TIPS FROM A UNICORN’S FOUNDER AND INVESTORBETH KOWITTSEPTEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
To be woke is, in theory, to be awake to issues of social and racial justice.
THE AMERICAN FRINGES GO MAINSTREAMNICK FOURIEZOSSEPTEMBER 6, 2020OZY
Johnson was asleep when she came in, but the physician awoke her easily.
SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
While it’s unknown what kind of response Lukashenko expected when Belarus awoke to the news, the election results beggared belief to such an extreme that the country exploded.
MISERY IN MINSKEUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 18, 2020OZY
Whenever that rat tried to rest, the scientists spun the table, nudging both rats awake and sometimes pushing them into the water.
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In fact, she notes, the brain is even more active when you’re asleep than when you’re awake.
DO YOU SLEEP ENOUGH TO BANISH UNPLEASANT MOODS?AVERY ELIZABETH HURTMARCH 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The Café tender was asleep in his chair; the porter had gone off; the sentinel alone kept awake on his post.
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Finding him awake, he sat by his side and, with the earnestness of a nursery-maid, patted him off to slumber.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Or rather I suppose I was only half awake; but you seemed to open that door so easily that it quite startled me.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
She slept lightly at first, half awake and drowsily attentive to the things about her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AWAKE

  • abounding
  • alert
  • animated
  • awake
  • brisk
  • bustling
  • cheerful
  • dynamic
  • eager
  • energetic
  • lively
  • overflowing
  • quick
  • ready
  • replete
  • rife
  • sharp
  • spirited
  • sprightly
  • spry
  • stirring
  • swarming
  • teeming
  • vigorous
  • vital
  • vivacious
  • zestful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.