Awake

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Definition

awake: not asleep, with one's eyes open, conscious
adjective
I was still awake at three in the morning. I couldn't sleep.

to awake: to wake up, to stop sleeping
verb
This morning, I awoke to the sounds of birds singing.

This is an irregular verb:
I awake / I awoke / I have awoken

Examples

  • "I expect you all to be present, awake, attentive and on time."
  • "Does that mean that you're awake?"
  • "When Delavigne awoke, he was lying in a hospital bed."
  • "Of the five hours it spends awake, it spends three of those eating eucalyptus leaves."

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