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waken

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of waken

  1. 1 to cause to stop sleeping <a sudden loud noise wakened us> Synonyms arouse, awake, awaken, knock up [British], rouse, wakeRelated 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 <she usually wakens when sunlight begins to stream through the windows> Synonyms arouse, awake, awaken, rouse, wakeRelated 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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