To rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken.
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.
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.
Not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a state of vigilance or action.
stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"
Being awake is a metabolic state which is marked by catabolic processes and which is characterized by consciousness, the opposite of sleep, an anabolic process. Communication, ambulation, and ingestion are normally conducted while awake, though they have been known to happen during sleep. Animals can run, walk and eat while awake; humans can also talk, listen, write, read, and productively think and work in the awake state.