[ US /ˈweɪkən/ ]
[ UK /wˈe‍ɪkən/ ]
  1. cause to become awake or conscious
    He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    Please wake me at 6 AM.
  2. stop sleeping
    She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock
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How To Use waken In A Sentence

  • The difficulties of the next year or two will, no doubt, reawaken the pro-euro lobby.
  • Here's the good news: When you bring what I call unconditional presence to the trance of fear, you create the foundation for true spiritual awakening. Undefined
  • I was partly awakened by noise and a couple of guys crowding me as they sat on the edge of my cot.
  • The fall in popularity of the death's head and the subsequent prevalence of the cherub was a reflection of the Great Awakening and the belief in the immortality of the soul: "Cherubs reflect a stress on resurrection, while death's heads emphasize the mortality of man. Headstones for Dummies, the New York Edition
  • Twice through the following night was I wakened by the boat being hurled upon her beam-ends by the blows of the seas; but she righted easily, and took scarce any water, the canvas proving a very roof of safety. The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig'
  • Until you awaken this feeling, you should not expect the affirmation to work.
  • This magnificent bit of luck, the finding of the calisaya, awakened in the susceptible bosom of Mr. Marcoy an ardent desire to explore for himself the site of its discovery. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873
  • Every morning he would be up before sunrise raring to go, throwing clods of earth at the windows of staff to awaken them.
  • But memories of prior political awakenings that ended disastrously were revived when the Polish military cracked down in 1981.
  • Closing his eyes he fell into a light sleep, ready to awaken at the slightest noise.
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