waken

Definitions of waken
  1. verb
    stop sleeping
    synonyms: arouse, awake, awaken, come alive, wake, wake up
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    Antonyms:
    dope off, doze off, drift off, drop off, drowse off, fall asleep, flake out, nod off
    change from a waking to a sleeping state
    type of:
    change state, turn
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
  2. verb
    cause to become awake or conscious
    synonyms: arouse, awaken, rouse, wake, wake up
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    Antonyms:
    cause to sleep
    make fall asleep
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    reawaken
    awaken once again
    bring around, bring back, bring round, bring to
    return to consciousness
    call
    rouse somebody from sleep with a call
    resuscitate, revive
    cause to regain consciousness
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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