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awaken Explained

awaken at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


awaken at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v formal [Language: Old English; Origin: aw[zB024]cnian, from w[zB024]cnian; WAKEN]//
1 [I and T] to wake up or to make someone wake up: --She was awakened by a noise at two in the morning.// --Bill slept a little until he was awakened to take his turn on guard.//
2 [T] if something awakens an emotion, interest, memory etc it makes you suddenly begin to feel that emotion etc: --Early involvement in music can awaken an interest that will last a lifetime.// awaken to [awaken sb → to sth] phr v// to make someone understand a situation and its possible effects// --We must awaken people to the dangers for the environment.//

awaken at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

114 Moby Thesaurus words for "awaken":
alert, annoy, arouse, awake, awaken to, be begotten, be born,
be incarnated, become alive to, become aware of,
become conscious of, bestir, blow the coals, blow up,
break the spell, burst the bubble, call forth, call up, challenge,
come alive, come into being, come into existence, come to,
come to know, come to life, correct, debunk, disabuse, disappoint,
disenchant, disillude, disillusion, disillusionize, enkindle,
enlighten, enrage, excite, expose, fan, fan the fire,
fan the flame, feed the fire, fire, flame, foment, frenzy,
get hep to, get next to, get up, get wise to, have it reported,
heat, impassion, incense, incite, inflame, infuriate, key up,
kindle, knock up, lather up, learn, let down easy, let in on,
light the fuse, light up, live again, madden, move, overexcite,
pique, prick the bubble, put straight, quicken, raise, raise up,
rally, reanimate, resurge, resuscitate, return to life, revive,
rise again, rouse, see the light, set astir, set fire to,
set on fire, set right, set straight, shake up, show up, steam up,
stir, stir the blood, stir the embers, stir the feelings, stir up,
summon up, tell the truth, turn on, unblindfold, uncharm,
undeceive, unspell, wake, wake up, waken, warm, warm the blood,
whet, whip up, work into, work up

awaken at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

ารขาดอาหารโดยส่วนมาก]N. calling
syn:[การเรียก, การกล่าว]
sample:[การขานชื่อเรียกตัวพลทหารได้เริ่มขึ้นแล้ว]N. auction

Awaken at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Awake \A*wake"\, v. t. [imp. {Awoke}, {Awaked}; p. p. {Awaked};
(Obs.) {Awaken}, {Awoken}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Awaking}. The
form {Awoke} is sometimes used as a p. p.] [AS.
[=a]w[ae]cnan, v. i. (imp. aw[=o]c), and [=a]wacian, v. i.
(imp. awacode). See {Awaken}, {Wake}.]
1. To rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken.

Where morning's earliest ray . . . awake her.

And his disciples came to him, and awoke him,
saying, Lord, save us; we perish. --Matt. viii.

2. 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.

I was soon awaked from this disagreeable reverie.

It way awake my bounty further. --Shak.

No sunny gleam awakes the trees. --Keble.

Awaken \A*wak"en\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Awakened}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Awakening}.] [OE. awakenen, awaknen, AS.
[=a]w[ae]cnan, [=a]w[ae]cnian, v. i.; pref. on- + w[ae]cnan
to wake. Cf. {Awake}, v. t.]
To rouse from sleep or torpor; to awake; to wake.

[He] is dispatched Already to awaken whom thou nam'st.

Their consciences are thoroughly awakened. --Tillotson.

Syn: To arouse; excite; stir up; call forth.

awaken at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the
drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
[syn: {wake}, {waken}, {rouse}, {wake up}, {arouse}]
[ant: {cause to sleep}]
2: stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
[syn: {wake up}, {awake}, {arouse}, {wake}, {come alive},
{waken}] [ant: {fall asleep}]
3: make aware; "They were awakened to the sad facts"

awaken at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: rhymes » eɪkən


Inter: suffix » awake|en|ss=3


Inter: en-verb » awakens|awakening|awoke|awoken
  • Inter: transitiv » e To cause to become awake.
    1. Inter: transitiv » e To cause to become conscious.
    2. Inter: intransitiv » e To stop sleeping.


      * Inter: sense » intransitive, to stop sleeping awake, stir


      * Inter: sense » stop sleeping fall asleep


      Inter: trans-top » transitive: to cause to become awake

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|أفاق|alt=أَفَاقَ|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|أيقظ|alt=أَيْقَظَ|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|أصحى|alt=أَصْحَى|sc=Arab
  • : Moroccan Arabic: Inter: tø » ary|فيّق|tr=fejjeq
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|զարթնեցնել|tr=zart’nec’nel, Inter: t- » hy|արթնացնել|tr=art’nac’nel
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|vzbudit
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|wekker maken, Inter: t+ » nl|wekken
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|herättää
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|réveiller

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|aufwecken
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|eveliar
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|excito
    • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|بلند کردن|tr=boland kardan|sc=fa-Arab, Inter: qualifier » colloquial Inter: t- » fa|بلن کردن|tr=bolan kardan|sc=fa-Arab, Inter: t+ » fa|بیدار کردن|tr=bidâr kardan|sc=fa-Arab
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|scula, Inter: t+ » ro|deștepta, Inter: t- » ro|trezi
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|despertar
    • Walloon: Inter: t- » wa|dispierter, Inter: t+ » wa|rewoeyî

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » transitive: to cause to become conscious
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|արթնացնել|tr=art’nac’nel
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|herättää, Inter: t- » fi|havahduttaa
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|erwachen

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|excito
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|despertar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » intransitive: to stop sleeping
    • Arabic:
    • : Moroccan Arabic: Inter: tø » ary|فاق|tr=faq
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|զարթնել|tr=zart’nel, Inter: t- » hy|արթնանալ|tr=art’nanal
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|zich opwekken, Inter: t- » nl|wakker worden
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|herätä
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|se réveiller
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|aufwachen, Inter: t+ » de|erwachen

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|起きる|tr=okiru
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|excitor
  • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|بیدار شدن|tr=bidâr šodan|sc=fa-Arab
  • Scottish Gaelic: dùisg
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|despertarse
  • Walloon: Inter: t+ » wa|si dispierter, Inter: t+ » wa|si rewoeyî

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » ja: 起こす (okosu)

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English ergative verbs -
    Translation: et » awaken
    Translation: el » awaken
    Translation: fr » awaken
    Translation: ko » awaken
    Translation: io » awaken
    Translation: is » awaken
    Translation: kn » awaken
    Translation: ku » awaken
    Translation: li » awaken
    Translation: hu » awaken
    Translation: mg » awaken
    Translation: my » awaken
    Translation: pl » awaken
    Translation: fi » awaken
    Translation: sv » awaken
    Translation: ta » awaken
    Translation: te » awaken
    Translation: vi » awaken