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It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show.
Buffalo Bill

Meaning of "awaken" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AWAKEN

awaken  [əˈweɪkən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AWAKEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Awaken is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb awaken in English.

WHAT DOES AWAKEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of awaken in the English dictionary

The first definition of awaken in the dictionary is to awaken to sth to become aware of something. Other definition of awaken is to regain consciousness after being asleep. Awaken is also to cause to regain consciousness after being asleep.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO AWAKEN

PRESENT

Present
I awaken
you awaken
he/she/it awakens
we awaken
you awaken
they awaken
Present continuous
I am awakening
you are awakening
he/she/it is awakening
we are awakening
you are awakening
they are awakening
Present perfect
I have awakened
you have awakened
he/she/it has awakened
we have awakened
you have awakened
they have awakened
Present perfect continuous
I have been awakening
you have been awakening
he/she/it has been awakening
we have been awakening
you have been awakening
they have been awakening
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I awakened
you awakened
he/she/it awakened
we awakened
you awakened
they awakened
Past continuous
I was awakening
you were awakening
he/she/it was awakening
we were awakening
you were awakening
they were awakening
Past perfect
I had awakened
you had awakened
he/she/it had awakened
we had awakened
you had awakened
they had awakened
Past perfect continuous
I had been awakening
you had been awakening
he/she/it had been awakening
we had been awakening
you had been awakening
they had been awakening
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will awaken
you will awaken
he/she/it will awaken
we will awaken
you will awaken
they will awaken
Future continuous
I will be awakening
you will be awakening
he/she/it will be awakening
we will be awakening
you will be awakening
they will be awakening
Future perfect
I will have awakened
you will have awakened
he/she/it will have awakened
we will have awakened
you will have awakened
they will have awakened
Future perfect continuous
I will have been awakening
you will have been awakening
he/she/it will have been awakening
we will have been awakening
you will have been awakening
they will have been awakening
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would awaken
you would awaken
he/she/it would awaken
we would awaken
you would awaken
they would awaken
Conditional continuous
I would be awakening
you would be awakening
he/she/it would be awakening
we would be awakening
you would be awakening
they would be awakening
Conditional perfect
I would have awaken
you would have awaken
he/she/it would have awaken
we would have awaken
you would have awaken
they would have awaken
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been awakening
you would have been awakening
he/she/it would have been awakening
we would have been awakening
you would have been awakening
they would have been awakening
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you awaken
we let´s awaken
you awaken
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to awaken
Past participle
awakened
Present Participle
awakening
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AWAKEN


Aiken
ˈeɪkən
bacon
ˈbeɪkən
betaken
bɪˈteɪkən
caretaken
ˈkɛəˌteɪkən
chawbacon
ˈtʃɔːˌbeɪkən
forsaken
fəˈseɪkən
godforsaken
ˈɡɒdfəˌseɪkən
Jamaican
dʒəˈmeɪkən
Macon
ˈmeɪkən
mistaken
mɪˈsteɪkən
overtaken
ˌəʊvəˈteɪkən
reawaken
ˌriːəˈweɪkən
rewaken
ˌriːˈweɪkən
shaken
ˈʃeɪkən
taken
ˈteɪkən
undertaken
ˌʌndəˈteɪkən
unforsaken
ˌʌnfəˈseɪkən
unshaken
ʌnˈʃeɪkən
untaken
ʌnˈteɪkən
waken
ˈweɪkən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AWAKEN

awa´
AWACS
Awadh
await
awaiter
awaiting
awake
awaked
awakener
awakening
awanting
award
award ceremony
award wage
award-winner
award-winning
awardable
awardee
awarder
awards ceremony

WORDS THAT END LIKE AWAKEN

broken
by the same token
chicken
drucken
drunken
Hoboken
Interlaken
ken
kraken
oaken
outspoken
partaken
retaken
spoken
starken
stocktaken
to be sadly mistaken
token
trocken
weaken

Synonyms and antonyms of awaken in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AWAKEN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «awaken» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of awaken
arouse · awake · revive · rouse · wake

Translation of «awaken» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AWAKEN

Find out the translation of awaken to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of awaken from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «awaken» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

唤醒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

despertar
570 millions of speakers

English

awaken
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जगाने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إيقاظ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пробудить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

despertar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জাগ্রত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

susciter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bangun
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wecken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

呼び起こす
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

감정을 불러 일으키다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Awaken
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đánh thức
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எழுப்ப
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जागृत करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uyandırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

destare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obudzić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пробудити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trezi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αφυπνίσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ontwaak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

väcka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vekke
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about awaken

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10 QUOTES WITH «AWAKEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word awaken.
1
Yann Arthus-Bertrand
No one is an environmentalist by birth. It is only your path, your life, your travels that awaken you.
2
Afrika Bambaataa
The only thing I want is to awaken all humans on the planet that we are living on Mother Earth.
3
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth's sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken.
4
Buffalo Bill
It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show.
5
David Bowie
On the other hand, what I like my music to do to me is awaken the ghosts inside of me. Not the demons, you understand, but the ghosts.
6
Robert Byrd
To the American people I say, awaken to what is happening. It is the duty of each citizen to be vigilant, to protect liberty, to speak out, left and right and disagree lest be trampled underfoot by misguided zealotry and extreme partisanship.
7
William Ellery Channing
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but often those which meet the peculiar wants, the natural thirst of his mind, and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought.
8
Malcolm de Chazal
Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.
9
Sri Chinmoy
Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness.
10
Albert Einstein
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AWAKEN»

Discover the use of awaken in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to awaken and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Awaken
Maddie lives in a world where everything is done on the computer.
Katie Kacvinsky, 2011
2
Awaken The Giant Within
In AWAKEN THE GIANT WITHIN, Anthony Robbins, the bestselling author of UNLIMITED POWER, shows the reader how to take immediate control of their mental, emotional, physical and financial destiny.
Anthony Robbins, 2012
3
Awaken The World Within
1963 This course of study, 58 wonderful lessons, contains a clear and simple exposition of what all must learn, if they would get out of the fog of false teaching and travel the great way of regeneration and redemption.
Hilton Hotema, 1996
4
Awaken, My Love
Suffering in a passionless marriage, Elaine Metcliffe is amazed when she is transported back in time to the nineteenth century and into the body of another man's wife, where she discovers a renewed sensuality in the arms of English baron ...
Robin Schone, 2001
5
Awaken: Memoirs of a Chinese Historian
This book "spans almost the entire 20th century, giving Western audiences a unique perspective on eight decades of religious and secular life in China before the birth of the People's Republic as well as during the Communist regime.
Gu Chang-Sheng, 2009
6
Awaken: To Expanded Consciousness
It is time to go on your own quest to establish your own true relationship with your creator. This book offers collections and insights of various beliefs and encourages you to find your own path to the Divine.
Emily A. Smith, 2009
7
Awaken Me Darkly
When a number of virile humans are abducted, Mia Snow, a member of an elite task force within the New Chicago PD assigned to stalk and kill otherwordly predators, suspects that the Arcadians, a powerful race of aliens with powerful psychic ...
Gena Showalter, 2006
8
Awaken: The Hollowstone Chronicles
Will the boys be able to save the town of Hollowstone before the Cads feed on everyone? Will the truth come out in time for the town to Awaken?
Chris Van Dyk, 2009
9
Awaken to Healing Fragrance: The Power of Essential Oil Therapy
"Noted aromatherapist Elizabeth Anne Jones explores the value of scent in our lives today and provides a comprehensive look at the past, present, and future of essential oil therapy, focusing on its use in holistic healing and integrative ...
Elizabeth Anne Jones, 2010
10
Awaken the Healer Within
In This Book You Will: Learn about the mind of disease Discover how healing can be broken downinto simple laws of application Learn to apply healing for physical and emotionalwell being of yourself and others.
Mark Earlix, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AWAKEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term awaken is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Slavoj Žižek on Greece: This is a chance for Europe to awaken
The Greeks are correct: Brussels' denial that this is an ideological question is ideology at its purest - and symptomatic of our whole political ... «New Statesman, Jul 15»
2
Homeowners awaken by barefoot DUI suspect
DECATUR – Robert Shafer did not want to get involved when he came across a single-vehicle accident. Read more ... «Herald & Review, Jul 15»
3
Blue Jays' bats awaken in series finale with Tigers
Turns out the Toronto Blue Jays got a break by facing Justin Verlander. Jose Bautista and Justin Smoak homered in a six-run fifth inning ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
4
Group will awaken Congress to water compact
HELENA – Lobbyists have spent at least $5.8 million to influence Montana lawmakers and the issues they discussed this year. Read more ... «The Missoulian, Jul 15»
5
Interview: Natalie Burn Talks Awaken (Exclusive)
'Awaken,' which was was co-written and directed by Mark Atkins, follows Billie Kope (Burn), a skilled martial arts expert who mysteriously ... «Shockya.com, Jul 15»
6
Fairfield bats awaken in time for split at Classic
Randy Engel/The CourierFairfield's second baseman Jolea Burkhart handles the softball before looking to record an out during the Ottumwa ... «Ottumwacourier, Jul 15»
7
Men's Softball: The Hounds awaken, remain on a roll
After a miserable 0-7 start, the sleeping dogs have been awakened and are barking up a storm. Maybe Hounds Barbershop should be called ... «Wicked Local Framingham, Jul 15»
8
In Case You Missed It: Spring Will Awaken on Broadway Again
For years now, Broadway fans have been waiting for the next musical by Duncan Sheik, the pop composer who delivered a daring hit with his ... «Playbill.com, Jul 15»
9
Yahia and Cairo Marriott awaken Khedive Ismail and Empress …
Many years ago Khedive Ismail bought an island, built a bridge to connect it with the city then started constructing the country's most beautiful ... «Daily News Egypt, Jul 15»
10
Scouts bats awaken in sweep of Galion
Xenia manager Bubba Cates congratulates David Gauntt as he rounds third after clouting a three-run homer in Sunday night's Game 2 win over the Galion ... «Xenia Gazette, Jun 15»

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