AWA'KE, v.t. pret. awoke, awaked; pp. awaked.

1. To rouse from asleep.

I go that I may awake him out of sleep. John 11.

2. To excite from a state resembling sleep, as from death, stupidity or inaction; to put into action, or new life; as, to awake the dead; to awake the dormant faculties.

, a. Not sleeping; in a state of vigilance or action.