awake

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈweɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈweɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə wāk)


Inflections of 'awake' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
awakes
v 3rd person singular
awaking
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
awoke
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
awoken
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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awake

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. Are you awake yet?
  2. sorry, she's still not awake
  3. should be awake by now
  4. have been awake for more than [24 hours]
  5. wish I felt more awake
  6. drink [coffee, tea] to feel awake
  7. feel wide awake after a cup of [coffee]
  8. well, I'm wide awake now
  9. don't feel fully awake (until)
  10. am awake and [alert, ready]
  11. was awake until [10:00 pm]
  12. am trying to stay awake
  13. (just) couldn't stay awake
  14. cannot stay awake [in class, at work]
  15. could not stay awake [in class] today
  16. [coffee, caffeine, this medication] keeps me awake
  17. the [worries, debt, noise] kept her awake at night
  18. lie awake at night
  19. lie awake (in bed) for hours
  20. was (not) awake to the [dangers, threats, obstacles, risks]
v
  1. awoke to the [sound, sight, thought, smell] of
  2. awoke to [see, hear, smell]
  3. awoke to [find, discover] that
  4. awoke at [sunrise, dawn, noon]
  5. awoke before [sunrise]
  6. awoke from a [coma, dream, deep sleep, dreamless sleep]
  7. awoke in the [night, dark]
  8. awoke [suddenly, in surprise]
  9. was awakened by [the light, a noise, a dream]
  10. was awakened from his [sleep, dream]
  11. to awake in time for [class, a meeting, work]
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