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5 letters words from 'awake'


4 letters words from 'awake'

WEKA 11 

3 letters words from 'awake'

WAE 6 

2 letters words from 'awake'

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KA 6WE 5

All 5 letters words made out of awake

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Definitions and meaning of awake



  • IPA(key): /əˈweɪk/
  • Rhymes: -eɪk

Etymology 1

From Middle English awake, a shortened form of awaken (awakened, awake), past participle of Middle English awaken (to awaken). See verb below. Compare Saterland Frisian woak (awake), German Low German waak (awake), German wach (awake).


awake (comparative more awake, superlative most awake) (predicative only)

  1. Not asleep; conscious.
    Synonyms: conscious, lucid, wide awake; see also Thesaurus:awake
    Antonyms: asleep, unconscious; see also Thesaurus:asleep
  2. (figuratively, by extension) Alert, aware.
    Synonyms: wary, woke; see also Thesaurus:vigilant
    Antonyms: heedless, oblivious
Derived terms
  • half-awake
  • unawake

Etymology 2

From Middle English awaken and awakien, from Old English āwacan and āwacian, equivalent to a- +‎ wake.


awake (third-person singular simple present awakes, present participle awaking, simple past awoke or (rare) awaked, past participle awoken or (rare) awaked or (rare) awoke or (rare) awaken)

  1. (intransitive) To become conscious after having slept.
    Synonyms: awaken, wake up; see also Thesaurus:wake
    Antonyms: fall asleep; see also Thesaurus:fall asleep
    • (Can we date this quote by Salvador Dalí and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
  2. (transitive) To cause (somebody) to stop sleeping.
    Synonyms: bring round, cry, wake up; see also Thesaurus:awaken
    Antonym: put to sleep
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter primum, in Le Morte Darthur, book XVII:
      Thenne she called the heremyte syre Vlfyn I am a gentylwoman that wold speke with the knyght whiche is with yow / Thenne the good man awaked Galahad / & badde hym aryse and speke with a gentylwoman that semeth hath grete nede of yow / Thenne Galahad wente to her & asked her what she wold
    • 1665 Robert Hooke, Micrographia
      [This ant] I ſuffered to lye above an hour in the Spirit; and after I had taken it out, and put its body and legs into a natural poſture, remained moveleſs about an hour; but then , upon a ſudden, as if it had been awaken out of a drunken ſleep, it ſuddenly reviv'd and ran away...
  3. (transitive) to excite or to stir up something latent.
  4. (transitive, figuratively) To rouse from a state of inaction or dormancy.
  5. (intransitive, figuratively) To come out of a state of inaction or dormancy.
    • (Can we date this quote by Edward Augustus Freeman and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      The national spirit again awoke.
Derived terms
  • awaker
Usage notes

For many speakers, this verb is commonly conflated with awaken (and, in such cases, lends some conjugational elements to it). See the usage notes at awaken for more details.

See also
  • awake to
  • awaken
  • wake
  • wake up
  • woke


  • “awake” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 2000, →ISBN.
  • “awake” in Unabridged,, LLC, 1995–present.
  • "awake" in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.
  • awake in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • awake in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

  • to rouse from sleep.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)