Synonyms of waking


1. waking, consciousness

usage: the state of remaining awake; "days of danger and nights of waking"


1. wake

usage: be awake, be alert, be there

2. wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken, change state, turn

usage: stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

3. inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

usage: arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"

4. wake, alarm, alert

usage: make aware of; "His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation"

5. awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse, change, alter, modify

usage: cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."


1. waking, wakeful, awake(predicate) (vs. asleep)

usage: marked by full consciousness or alertness; "worked every moment of my waking hours"

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