awaken

  • 1Awaken — Image officielle d Awaken depuis 2006 Pays d’origine Belgique, Japon, Việt Nam Genre musical Ro …

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  • 2Awaken — may refer to: *Awaken (song), a song by the British progressive rock band Yes on their 1977 album Going for the One , *Awaken (band), a Belgian underground pop music project, *Awaken (album), a 1996 album by the British doom metal band The Blood… …

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  • 3Awaken — A*wak en, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Awakened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Awakening}.] [OE. awakenen, awaknen, AS. [=a]w[ae]cnan, [=a]w[ae]cnian, v. i.; pref. on + w[ae]cnan to wake. Cf. {Awake}, v. t.] To rouse from sleep or torpor; to awake; to wake.… …

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  • 4awaken — (v.) O.E. awæcnan (intrans.), to spring into being, arise, originate, also, less often, to wake up; earlier onwæcnan, from A (Cf. a ) (1) on + wæcnan (see WAKEN (Cf. waken)). Transitive meaning to rouse from sleep is recorded from 1510s;… …

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  • 5awaken — [ə wā′kən] vt., vi. [ME awakenen < OE awæcnian, to awaken < on , out + wæcnian, to WAKEN] to awake; wake up; rouse SYN. STIR1 awakener n …

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  • 6awaken — index disabuse, elicit, foment, incite, inspire, originate, perceive, provoke, stimulate …

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  • 7awaken — waken, rouse, arouse, *stir, rally Analogous words: excite, galvanize, quicken, stimulate, *provoke: kindle, fire (see LIGHT): elicit, evoke (see EDUCE) Antonyms: subdue Contrasted words: *arrest, check: * …

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  • 8awaken — [v] make conscious or alert activate, animate, arouse, awake, call, enliven, excite, fan, incite, kindle, pile out*, provoke, rally, revive, rise and shine*, roll out*, rouse, show a leg*, stimulate, stir up, turn out*, vivify, wake; concepts… …

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  • 9awaken — ► VERB 1) awake. 2) rouse (a feeling). DERIVATIVES awakening noun & adjective …

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  • 10awaken to — a ˈwaken to [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they awaken to he/she/it awakens to present participle awakening to past tense …

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  • 11awaken — [[t]əwe͟ɪkən[/t]] awakens, awakening, awakened 1) VERB To awaken a feeling in a person means to cause them to start having this feeling. [LITERARY] [V n] The aim of the cruise was to awaken an interest in and an understanding of foreign cultures …

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  • 12awaken to — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms awaken to : present tense I/you/we/they awaken to he/she/it awakens to present participle awakening to past tense awakened to past participle awakened to to begin to notice something, or to make… …

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  • 13awaken — awake, awaken, wake, waken 1. forms. Although the history of these words, and in particular of the various forms of past tense and past participle, is highly complex (see the OED entry), in current use awake and wake can be paired as strong verbs …

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  • 14awaken — v. 1) see awakeII 2) (formal and rare) (d; tr.) to awaken to (to awaken smb. to a sense of duty) * * * [ə weɪkən] see awake II (formal and rare) (d; tr.) to awaken to (to awaken smb. to a sense of duty) …

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  • 15awaken — a|wak|en [əˈweıkən] v formal [: Old English; Origin: awAcnian, from wAcnian; WAKEN] 1.) [I and T] to wake up or to make someone wake up ▪ She was awakened by a noise at two in the morning. ▪ Bill slept a little until he was awakened to take his… …

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  • 16awaken — UK [əˈweɪkən] / US verb Word forms awaken : present tense I/you/we/they awaken he/she/it awakens present participle awakening past tense awakened past participle awakened formal 1) [transitive] to make someone experience a feeling or emotion An… …

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