Waken definitions

wā'kən
To rouse from sleep; awake.

The noise wakened me.

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To rouse from a quiescent or inactive state; stir.
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To cause to be aware; alert or enlighten.

The news wakened the king to his advisers' treachery.

verb
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To become awake; wake up.

I plan to waken at six o'clock tomorrow.

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To become aware.

Wakened to the truth.

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To become awake; come to one's senses after sleep or after a state like sleep.
verb
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To become active, animated, or alive after inactivity or dormancy.
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To cause to wake; awake.
verb
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To urge or stir into action or activity; arouse; excite.
verb
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To awake or rouse from sleep; to stir.
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(intransitive) To wake; to cease to sleep; to be awakened.
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Origin of waken

From Middle English waknen, from Old English wæcnan, from Proto-Germanic *waknaną.