Synonyms for awake

Synonyms for (verb) awake

Synonyms: come alive, wake, wake up, waken, arouse, awake, awaken

Definition: stop sleeping

Usage: She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms for (adjective) awake

Synonyms: awake

Definition: not in a state of sleep; completely conscious

Usage: lay awake thinking about his new job; still not fully awake

Similar words: astir, up

Definition: out of bed

Usage: are they astir yet?; up by seven each morning


Similar words: awakened

Definition: (somewhat formal) having been waked up

Usage: the awakened baby began to cry


Similar words: watchful, insomniac, sleepless

Definition: experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness

Usage: insomniac old people; insomniac nights; lay sleepless all night; twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights- Shakespeare


Similar words: wide-awake, unsleeping

Definition: fully awake

Usage: the unsleeping city; so excited she was wide-awake all night


Similar words: wakeful, waking

Definition: marked by full consciousness or alertness

Usage: worked every moment of my waking hours


Synonyms: awake, alert, alive

Definition: mentally perceptive and responsive

Usage: an alert mind; alert to the problems; alive to what is going on; awake to the dangers of her situation; was now awake to the reality of his predicament

Similar words: cognisant, cognizant, aware

Definition: (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception

Usage: was aware of his opponent's hostility; became aware of her surroundings; aware that he had exceeded the speed limit