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

 awake /əˈwek/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·wake v. i. To cease to sleep; to come out of a state of natural sleep; and, figuratively, out of a state resembling sleep, as inaction or death.
    The national spirit again awoke.   --Freeman.
    Awake to righteousness, and sin not.   --1 Cor. xv. 34.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·wake, a.  Not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a state of vigilance or action.
    Before whom awake I stood.   --Milton.
 She still beheld,
 Now wide awake, the vision of her sleep.   --Keats.
    He was awake to the danger.   --Froude.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·wake v. t. [imp. Awoke Awaked p. p. Awaked; (Obs.) Awaken, Awoken; p. pr. & vb. n. Awaking. The form Awoke is sometimes used as a p. p.]
 1. To rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken.
    Where morning's earliest ray . . . awake her.   --Tennyson.
    And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us; we perish.   --Matt. viii. 25.
 2. To rouse from a state resembling sleep, as from death, stupidity., or inaction; to put into action; to give new life to; to stir up; as, to awake the dead; to awake the dormant faculties.
    I was soon awaked from this disagreeable reverie.   --Goldsmith.
    It way awake my bounty further.   --Shak.
    No sunny gleam awakes the trees.   --Keble.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake
             thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"
             [syn: awake(p)] [ant: asleep(p)]
      2: not unconscious; especially having become conscious; "the
         patient is now awake and alert" [syn: alert, awake(p)]
      3: (usually followed by `to') showing acute awareness; mentally
         perceptive; "alert to the problems"; "alive to what is
         going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was
         now awake to the reality of his predicament" [syn: alert,
          alive(p), awake(p)]
      v : stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
          [syn: wake up, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive,
           waken] [ant: fall asleep]
      [also: awoken, awoke]