Meaning of “awake” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /əˈweɪk/
Extra Examples
I was tired and couldn't stay awake.It was a real struggle to stay awake during the film.I was awake half the night worrying.She's usually awake by six o'clock.If I'm still awake by ten o'clock I'll call you.
be/lie/stay, etc awake

B1 to not be sleeping:

Is Tom awake yet?
I'm going to watch the late film if I can stay awake.
The noise from the party kept me awake all night.
be wide awake

to be completely awake

(Definition of “awake adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)