I awoke in mid-air, as the shock wave hurled me against the bedroom's far wall.
When he awoke, he told Remes, doctors gave him two options: drink a bottle of Ensure or be force-fed.
Three days later, I awoke with an idea of how I might give them my voice.
Someof the injured were being detained right after they awoke from anesthesia.
I saw them every morning when I awoke and every evening when I climbed into bed.
When he awoke, he found that the room was in darkness; it must have been night for several hours.
She awoke Milza, and desired that the household might be summoned.
Upon the Sunday of Pedro's great bullfight, Carmen awoke early.
He only awoke when the driver took hold of him to lift him down.
When he awoke it was morning, and all the apples were gone from the tree.
a merger of two Middle English verbs: 1. awaken, from Old English awæcnan (earlier onwæcnan; strong, past tense awoc, past participle awacen) "to awake, arise, originate," from a "on" + wacan "to arise, become awake" (see wake (v.)); and 2. awakien, from Old English awacian (weak, past participle awacode) "to awaken, revive; arise; originate, spring from," from a "on" (see a (2)) + wacian "to be awake, remain awake, watch" (see watch (v.)).
Both originally were intransitive only; the transitive sense being expressed by Middle English awecchen (from Old English aweccan) until later Middle English. In Modern English, the tendency has been to restrict the strong past tense and past participle (awoke, awoken) to the original intransitive sense and the weak inflection (awakened) to the transitive, but this never has been complete (see wake (v.); also cf. awaken).
"not asleep," c.1300, shortened from awaken, past participle of Old English awæcnan (see awaken).