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 faculties.

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.