awake

v. t.

  1. To rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken.
  2. To rouse from a state resembling sleep, as from death, stupidity., or inaction; to put into action; to give new life to; to stir up; as, to awake the dead; to awake the dormant faculties.

v. i.

  1. To cease to sleep; to come out of a state of natural sleep; and, figuratively, out of a state resembling sleep, as inaction or death.

a.

  1. Not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a state of vigilance or action.