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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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Words that Rhyme with Lie 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

2. 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))

3. lie

verb. ['ˈlaɪ'] be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position.

Synonyms

  • orient
  • point
  • be
  • look out over
  • localise
  • focalise
  • look across
  • overtop
  • mediate
  • head
  • run along
  • ride
  • rest
  • command
  • slant
  • top
  • look out on
  • back
  • nestle
  • dominate
  • predate
  • underlie
  • intervene
  • precede
  • crest
  • focalize
  • face
  • localize
  • line
  • front
  • overlook
  • flank
  • look
  • cap

Antonyms

  • back
  • terminal
  • follower
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • lien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. lie

verb. ['ˈlaɪ'] be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position.

Synonyms

  • recumb
  • repose
  • recline
  • sprawl
  • sun
  • bask
  • sunbathe
  • overlie
  • lie down

Antonyms

  • sit
  • arise
  • be well
  • agree

Etymology

  • lien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. lie

verb. ['ˈlaɪ'] originate (in).

Synonyms

  • exist
  • consist
  • lie in
  • dwell

Antonyms

  • skew
  • blur
  • immediate
  • mediacy

Etymology

  • lien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. lie

verb. ['ˈlaɪ'] be and remain in a particular state or condition.

Antonyms

  • foot

Etymology

  • lien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. lie

noun. ['ˈlaɪ'] a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth.

Synonyms

  • jactitation
  • tarradiddle
  • tale
  • taradiddle
  • white lie
  • whopper
  • falsehood
  • prevarication
  • story
  • walloper
  • untruth
  • falsity

Antonyms

  • disorient
  • antinode
  • node
  • middle

Etymology

  • lien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. lie

verb. ['ˈlaɪ'] tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive.

Synonyms

  • fib
  • perjure
  • romance
  • misinform

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • suffer
  • converge

Etymology

  • lien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. lie

verb. ['ˈlaɪ'] have a place in relation to something else.

Synonyms

  • be

Antonyms

  • rear
  • reverse

Etymology

  • lien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. lie

verb. ['ˈlaɪ'] assume a reclining position.

Synonyms

  • stretch
  • charge
  • prostrate
  • change posture
  • stretch out
  • lie down

Antonyms

  • change
  • miss
  • differ
  • disagree

Etymology

  • lien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word lie-awake


1. Noun Phrase
If you lie awake at night worrying about how your investments are doing, chances are your risk tolerance is quite low.

2. Noun Phrase
On the other hand, if you lie awake at night worrying about your stocks, you might consider a much lower stock allotment than the rules of thumb suggest.

3. Noun Phrase
Some people lie awake at night worrying that their 401(k) is going to lose money, while others get antsy at the thought of putting money into a five-year certificate of deposit and not earning enough.

4. Noun Phrase
Because you wake often during the night -- whether you consciously lie awake or not -- you may find yourself tired during the day.

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