1. stop sleeping

    Synonyms : arouse, awaken, come alive, wake, wake up, waken
    Type Of : turn, change state
  2. mentally perceptive and responsive

    Synonyms : alert, alive
    Examples :
    • awake to the dangers of her situation
    • was now awake to the reality of his predicament
  3. not in a state of sleep; completely conscious

    Antonyms : asleep
    Examples :
    • lay awake thinking about his new job
    • still not fully awake