awake

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awake is part of the Basic English 850.

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  • IPA: /ə'weɪk/
  • (file)

Adjective[change]

Positive
awake

Comparative
more awake

Superlative
most awake

  1. Alert, not asleep.
    It was 1:00 AM and Gerard was still awake.

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Plain form
awake

Third person singular
awakes

Simple past
awoke

Past participle
awoken

Present participle
awaking

Note: "Awaked" is another past and past participle of this verb.

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If someone awakes, they stop sleeping.
    She awoke with the dawn.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If something awakes a feeling, it makes it happen.
    He awoke their resentment.

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