What does the word waken mean?

Usage examples for waken

  1. " Sometimes I dream of them, and when I waken, I do so long to see them," and the tears gathered slowly in her eyes. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  2. His parents had gone to the party, and he did not waken any of the servants. – A Little Florida Lady by Dorothy C. Paine
  3. Phips lay quiet till daybreak, when Frontenac sent a shot to waken him, and the cannonade began again. – Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour by Francis Parkman