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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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