Synonyms for awaken

Synonyms for (verb) awaken

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: awaken, arouse, rouse, wake, wake up, waken

Definition: cause to become awake or conscious

Usage: He was roused by the drunken men in the street; Please wake me at 6 AM.

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: awaken

Definition: make aware

Usage: They were awakened to the sad facts

Similar words: affect, strike, move, impress

Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd