Part of speech: adjective

Not asleep: vigilant.

Part of speech: verb

To rouse, as from sleep; excite; arouse; wake; waken.

Part of speech: verb

To cease to sleep; become awake or alert.

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Usage examples "awake":

  1. Each knew that the other was awake most of the night, but very few words passed between them. - "A Daughter of the Land", Gene Stratton-Porter.
  2. I am much more inclined to be in bed than up; for I would rather be asleep than awake. - "The Vicar of Wrexhill", Mrs [Frances] Trollope.
  3. He rubbed his eyes and sat up, wide awake at once. - "Servants of the Guns", Jeffery E. Jeffery.