To wake up.
I awakened at 6:00 am .
To become aware of something.
He finally awakened to the fact that he was wrong.
To cause to wake up.
A barking dog awakened me during the night.
To cause (someone) to become aware; alert or enlighten.
The news awakened her to the truth.
To stir up or produce (a memory or feeling, for example).
Her new job awakened in her a sense of responsibility.
To awake; wake up; rouse.