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  Definition of awaken
  1. stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
  2. cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
  3. make aware; "They were awakened to the sad facts"
Similar Words: wake up, awake, arouse, wake, come alive, waken, rouse

 

Hyponyms: reawaken, bring to, bring back, bring round, bring around, call

 

Entailments: sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's

 

Derivational Morphology: awakening, wakening, waking up, waker, arousal, rouser, arouser

 

Anagrams: weaken

 

 
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