awake


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Synonyms for awake

not sleeping

Antonyms

awake to

Synonyms

  • alert to
  • aware of
  • on the lookout for
  • alive to
  • attentive to
  • on the alert for
  • observant of
  • watchful of
  • on guard to
  • on your toes to
  • heedful of
  • vigilant of

Synonyms for awake

to cease sleeping

to induce or elicit (a reaction or emotion)

not in a state of sleep

marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception

Synonyms for awake

not in a state of sleep

mentally perceptive and responsive

References in classic literature ?
Sometimes when I open my eyes I don't believe I'm awake.
Though his father rarely saw him when he was awake, he was given all sorts of wonderful things to amuse himself with.
For, in fine, whether awake or asleep, we ought never to allow ourselves to be persuaded of the truth of anything unless on the evidence of our reason.
And you are right, my dear La Ramee," said the duke, wiping away the sweat that stood on his brow, wide awake though he was; "after this I will think of nothing but eating and drinking.
And so poignantly did he remember, that he became wide awake, and many pictures, beginning, with the girl babe, burned their torment in his brain.
At midnight when the mate touched him on the shoulder, in the moment of awakening and before he was awake Van Horn did two things automatically and swiftly.
From the moment when my head was on the pillow I had never known what it was to awake until the maid knocked at my door.
When I had read two or three of the small hours away and was as wide awake as ever, I found that a drink furnished the soporific effect.
The Vedas say, "All intelligences awake with the morning.
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does not forsake us in our soundest sleep.
And to go out of the way of all who sleep badly and keep awake at night!
No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.
Whenever this bell rang, up started Affery, and was in the sick room before she was awake.
She expected to see Jeremiah fast asleep or in a fit, but he was calmly seated in a chair, awake, and in his usual health.
Although Oliver had roused himself from sleep, he was not thoroughly awake.