Learn English Irregular Verbs - Awake

awake /əˈweɪk/

  • 1 to stop sleeping, to wake up, or to make someone else wake up:

    I fell asleep almost immediately but awoke half an hour later.
    Her singing awoke the sleeping men.
    Jake awoke in the darkness to the sound of his doorbell.
    Flin was awoken by a pounding headache.

  • 2 to begin to feel an emotion or understand something:

    Politicians should awake to the environmental problems.
    His words awoke old excitement, forgotten love.

Past simple

  • awoke  /əˈwəʊk/

  • awaked

Past participle

  • awoken  /əˈwəʊk(ə)n/

  • awaked

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