What does the word awoke mean?

Usage examples for awoke

  1. On the morrow he still thought of these things, but his awe was gone; he felt he was neither destroyed nor changed; his passions, his ideas awoke in full force, fresh and vigorous. – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  2. It was night when she awoke. – In the Carquinez Woods by Bret Harte
  3. Next morning at break of day the Queen awoke the Princess and bade her rise, for Prince Michael waited to bid her good- bye. – The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories by Mary De Morgan