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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 ?
At length, as he lay sleeping in a flower-bell, a little bee came wandering by, and knew him for the wicked Thistle; so he called his friends, and, as they flew murmuring around him, he awoke.
The soft sound lulled him to sleep, and when he awoke the boat was gone, and he stood among the Water Spirits, in their strange and lovely home.
Then, with a smile, Lily-Bell awoke, and looked with wondering eyes upon the beauty that had risen round her.
As he took up the golden saddle the groom awoke and cried out so loud, that all the guards ran in and took him prisoner, and in the morning he was again brought before the court to be judged, and was sentenced to die.
At first he refused, but she wept still more and more, and fell at his feet, till at last he consented; but the moment she came to her father's house the guards awoke and he was taken prisoner again.
And in the morning he awoke and the hill was gone; so he went merrily to the king, and told him that now that it was removed he must give him the princess.
But when he awoke next morning it was to the clanging of a bell, and the first thing his eyes saw was the green curtain of his cubicle.
1 : to stop sleeping : wake up <The baby awoke from his nap.
of the 180 children enrolled, technical failure prevented the collection of BIS data in five children, one child awoke and removed his own BIS sensor and there were six protocol violations (not within age range, significant neurological impairment or opioids were given).
That's what happened to Graham Handley, who awoke to find a burly worker lying next to him instead of his wife.
Following heart surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance in September 1999, Oliveros, 27, of Los Angeles, suffered permanent brain damage after a nurse removed restraints designed to prevent her from ripping out her ventilator when she awoke.