Definition of awake :
1. Not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a state of vigilance or action.
2. To cease to sleep; to come out of a state of natural sleep; and, figuratively, out of a state resembling sleep, as inaction or death.
3. To rouse from a state resembling sleep, as from death, stupidity., or inaction; to put into action; to give new life to; to stir up; as, to awake the dead; to awake the dormant faculties.
4. To rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken.
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- Often he would lie awake at night thinking of the days when they were so much together. - "If Any Man Sin", H. A. Cody.
- " I was awake last night. - "The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley", Zane Grey.
- Care ye not, said Merlin, for he is wholer than ye; for he is but asleep, and will awake within three hours. - "Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table", Thomas Malory.