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Verb: awaken  u'wey-kun
  1. Cause to become awake or conscious
    - wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse
  2. Stop sleeping
    "She awakened to the sound of the alarm clock";
    - wake up, awake, arouse, wake, come alive, waken
  3. Make aware
    "They were awakened to the sad facts"

Derived forms: awakens, awakening, awakened

Type of: affect, alter, change, change state, impress, modify, move, strike, turn

Antonym: cause to sleep

Encyclopedia: Awaken, Romanian!