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1. awake

adjective. ['əˈweɪk'] not in a state of sleep; completely conscious.

Synonyms

  • astir
  • up
  • waking
  • cognisant
  • conscious
  • alert
  • unsleeping
  • wide-awake
  • wakeful
  • sleepless
  • cognizant
  • watchful
  • insomniac
  • aware

Antonyms

  • unconscious
  • unaware
  • asleep
  • unawakened

Etymology

  • awaken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • awacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Awake

  • partake
  • mistake
  • forsake
  • retake
  • remake
  • betake
  • steak
  • stake
  • spake
  • snake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • schlake
  • quake
  • plake
  • opaque
  • flake
  • drake
  • break
  • brake
  • blake
  • yake
  • take
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake
  • sake
  • rake

How do you pronounce awake?

Pronounce awake as əˈweɪk.

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Sentences with awake


1. Adjective
Sing when you are awake to stop snoring when you are asleep 4.

2. Adverb
Caffeine consumed late in the day may cause you to stay awake longer and affect your sleeping patterns.

3. Verb, base form
Use your creativity to get their attention, keep them awake, and get your point across.

4. Noun, singular or mass
You will find that the person who is nearing death will become more drowsy and spend less time awake.

Quotes about awake


1. Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep.
- Walter Scott

2. I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?
- Ernest Hemingway

3. I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?
- Ernest Hemingway

2. wide-awake

adjective. fully alert and watchful.

Synonyms

  • heads-up
  • alert

Antonyms

  • dull
  • unwary
  • lethargic

3. wide-awake

adjective. fully awake.

Synonyms

  • unsleeping

Antonyms

  • unaware
  • unconscious

4. awake

verb. ['əˈweɪk'] stop sleeping.

Synonyms

  • kip
  • wake up
  • change state
  • wake
  • sleep
  • waken
  • slumber
  • catch some Z's
  • turn
  • log Z's
  • awaken
  • arouse

Antonyms

  • fall asleep
  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • awaken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • awacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. awake

adjective. ['əˈweɪk'] mentally perceptive and responsive.

Synonyms

  • cognisant
  • alert
  • cognizant
  • aware

Antonyms

  • inactive
  • descending
  • down
  • low

Etymology

  • awaken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • awacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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