A·wak·en v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Awakened p. pr. & vb. n. Awakening.] To rouse from sleep or torpor; to awake; to wake.
[He] is dispatched
Already to awaken whom thou nam'st. --Cowper.
Their consciences are thoroughly awakened. --Tillotson.
Syn: -- To arouse; excite; stir up; call forth.
adj 1: aroused or activated; "an awakened interest in ballet" [ant:
2: (somewhat formal) having been waked up; "the awakened baby
began to cry"