awaken

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Etymology[edit]

From awake +‎ -en.

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awaken (third-person singular simple present awakens, present participle awakening, simple past awoke, past participle awoken)

  1. (transitive) To cause to become awake.
  2. (transitive) To cause to become conscious.
  3. (intransitive) To stop sleeping.

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  • (intransitive, to stop sleeping): awake, stir

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