Awaken Definition

awakened, awakening, awakens
awakened, awakening, awakens
To wake up.
I awakened at 6:00 am .
American Heritage
To awake; wake up; rouse.
Webster's New World
To become aware of something.
He finally awakened to the fact that he was wrong.
American Heritage
To cause to wake up.
A barking dog awakened me during the night.
American Heritage
To cause (someone) to become aware; alert or enlighten.
The news awakened her to the truth.
American Heritage

Origin of Awaken

  • Middle English awakenen from Old English āwæcnian ā- on, up a–2 wæcnian to waken waken

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From awake +‎ -en.

    From Wiktionary

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