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awake

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of awake

  1. 1 not sleeping or able to sleep <was awake until 3:00 a.m.> Synonyms wakeful, insomniac, sleepless, wide-awakeRelated Words aroused, awakened, roused, rousted, wakened; about, astir, up; aware, conscious; revived; reawakenedNear Antonyms dozy, drowsy, nodding, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somnolent; dreaming; hypnotized, mesmerizedAntonyms asleep, dormant, dozing, napping, resting, sleeping, slumbering, unawakened

  2. 2 paying close attention usually for the purpose of anticipating approaching danger or opportunity <awake to the possibility of trouble at the demonstration> Synonyms Argus-eyed, attentive, alert, observant, open-eyed, tenty (also tentie) [Scottish], vigilant, watchful, wide-awakeRelated Words alive, aware, conscious, sensitive; cognizant, heedful, keen, mindful, observing, regardful, sharp, sharp-eyed; hyperalert, hypervigilant, sleepless, wakeful; careful, cautious, chary, wary; prepared, readyNear Antonyms absent, absentminded, absorbed, abstracted, daydreaming, dazed, distracted, dreaming, dreamy, engrossed, faraway, insensible, oblivious, preoccupied; sleeping, unaware, unconscious, unknowing, unwitting; careless, heedless, inattentive, unheeding, unmindful, unthinking, unwary; unprepared, unreadyAntonyms asleep




awake

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of awake

  1. 1 to cause to stop sleeping <awoke the boys for breakfast> Synonyms arouse, wake, awaken, knock up [British], rouse, wakenRelated Words roust, rout; raise, revive; reawaken, rewake; agitate, bestir, disturb, excite, provoke, stimulate, stirNear Antonyms hypnotize, mesmerizeAntonyms lull

  2. 2 to cease to be asleep <at the sound of breaking glass she awoke with a start> Synonyms arouse, wake, awaken, rouse, wakenRelated Words arise, get up, rise, roll out, turn out, uprise; watch; revive; reawaken, rewake; shift, stirNear Antonyms catnap, conk (off or out), doze, drop off, nap, nod, rest, sleep, slumber, snooze; bed (down), couch, doss (down) [chiefly British], flop, kip (down) [British], retire, sack out, turn in; lie up, sleep in; oversleep




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