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Verb: wake up
  1. Cause to become awake or conscious
    - awaken, wake, waken, rouse, arouse
     
  2. Stop sleeping
    "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock";
    - awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken

Derived forms: wakes up, woke up, waking up

Type of: alter, change, change state, modify, turn

Antonym: fall asleep

Encyclopedia: Wake up