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Definitions and Synonyms of awaken | Another word for awaken | What is awaken?

Definition 1: cause to become awake or conscious - [verb of body]

Samples where awaken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
  • Please wake me at 6 AM.

Synonyms for awaken in the sense of this definition

(awaken is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of awaken ) awaken once again

(... is a kind of awaken ) return to consciousness

"These pictures bring back sad memories"

(... is a kind of awaken ) rouse somebody from sleep with a call

"I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"

Definition 2: stop sleeping - [verb of body]

Samples where awaken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

Synonyms for awaken in the sense of this definition

(awaken is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(awaken implies ...) be asleep

Definition 3: make aware - [verb of cognition]

Samples where awaken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They were awakened to the sad facts

(awaken is a kind of ...) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

"This child impressed me as unusually mature" "This behavior struck me as odd" "he was dumb-struck by the news" "her comments struck a sour note"

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