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Synonyms for awake

not sleeping


awake to


  • 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

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Somehow she was sorry for him and did not want him to lie awake, so she leaned against the bed and began to stroke and pat his hand and sing a very low little chanting song in Hindustani.
According to hospital sources, awake brain tumor surgery is a neurosurgical technique that allows the surgeon to remove brain tumor while the patient is awake to avoid brain damage.
'So we decided to keep the patient awake because it reduces the chances of being paralysed,' he said.
A total of 66 per cent of people surveyed in the West Midlands said financial concerns keep them awake at night, according to the study conducted by BMO and F&C Investment Trust.
Neuroscientists at Emory University School of Medicine have discovered a focal pathway in the brain that when electrically stimulated causes immediate laughter, followed by a sense of calm and happiness, even during awake brain surgery.
Patients of group A were extubated fully awake while the patients assigned to group B were extubated during deep anaesthesia.
A chronicle of the chaotic resistance of a pipeline across the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, Awake features documentary footage, poignant interviews and powerful images.
It was thought that if you could keep someone awake, you could prevent them from lapsing into coma, which, of course, didn't work.
Wind every 0.5 to 1 oz on a bottle and every five minutes or so on the breast." AWAKE TIME: "Structuring time awake after feeds allows for digestion before a nap and gives baby awake time during daylight - the happiest time to be awake, full and wind-free.
Patients with anticipated difficult mask ventilation and/or difficult tracheal intubation often undergo 'awake' tracheal intubation.[5],[6] Awake intubation can be technically challenging for the anesthesiologist and psychologically stressful for patients.[7],[8],[9] Furthermore, awake intubation is not risk-free, as patients might experience adverse events such as obstruction or regurgitation during the process of securing the airway.
Among the money worries keeping people awake, 51 per cent said it was due to not being able to pay an unexpected bill and 46 per cent not being able to pay off loans or credit.
Awake flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopic (FFB) intubation is a wellrecognized airway management technique in patients with difficult airway [4], while its use in smaller children with burn contractures or in an uncooperative older child may be challenging and necessitate inhalational induction technique [2,11,12].
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