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. āwæcnan, v. i. (imp.
awōc), and āwacian, 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. 25.
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
I was soon awaked from this disagreeable reverie.
It way awake my bounty further.
No sunny gleam awakes the trees.
A*wake" (?), v. i. To cease to sleep;
to come out of a state of natural sleep; and, figuratively, out of a state
resembling sleep, as inaction or death.
The national spirit again awoke.
Awake to righteousness, and sin not.
1 Cor. xv. 34.
A*wake", a. [From awaken, old p. p. of
awake.] Not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a
state of vigilance or action.
Before whom awake I stood.
She still beheld,
Now wide awake, the vision of her sleep.
He was awake to the danger.