verb (used with or without object), a·woke or a·waked, a·woke or a·waked or a·wo·ken, a·wak·ing.
Origin of awake
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My partner Brandon and I awake at the crack of dawn for a canoe ride on the milky blue glacial waters of Lake Louise.Our Trip to The Climate War's Ground Zero |Darren Aronofsky |September 19, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
How many times have your stories kept me awake at night wondering, like a child in the dark, what monsters lurk nearby?Stephen King, “Falling,” and My Father’s Poetry |Christopher Dickey |September 14, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
But the moment suggests to him that if he is awake, then his reality is truly stranger and more menacing than he ever imagined.
There is one intensely sexual passage in which the protagonist cannot tell if he is sleeping or awake.
Eighty-nine percent occurred when the person was awake, rather than dreaming or dozing.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death |Patricia Pearson |August 11, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
There's two hundred on our side, but the Yankees'll ride through in the dark and get across before the redcoats are awake.True to the Old Flag |G. A. Henty
This is partly due to an opiate I have administered to insure complete quiet; and he will not awake for several hours yet.Lazarre |Mary Hartwell Catherwood
No, she was awake, and in the magician's shop, and the thing she had seen in his hand was nothing less than Patricia's ring!Mr. Pat's Little Girl |Mary F. Leonard
When we hear people say that Great Britain is not yet awake to the fact that she is at war I wonder where they keep their eyes.The Drama Of Three Hundred & Sixty-Five Days |Hall Caine
Little boy Blue, awake, awake, And see how merry your charges make!