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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wak·en /ˈwekən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wak·en v. i. [imp. & p. pr. Wakened p. pr. & vb. n. Wakening.]  To wake; to cease to sleep; to be awakened.
    Early, Turnus wakening with the light.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wak·en, v. t.
 1. To excite or rouse from sleep; to wake; to awake; to awaken.  “Go, waken Eve.”
 2. To excite; to rouse; to move to action; to awaken.
 Then Homer's and Tyrtaeus' martial muse
 Wakened the world.   --Roscommon.
    Venus now wakes, and wakens love.   --Milton.
 They introduce
 Their sacred song, and waken raptures high.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the
           drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
           [syn: awaken, wake, rouse, wake up, arouse]
           [ant: cause to sleep]
      2: stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
         [syn: wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come
         alive] [ant: fall asleep]