1. [ verb ] cause to become awake or conscious
Synonyms: awaken arouse wake rouse waken

"He was roused by the drunken men in the street" "Please wake me at 6 AM."

Related terms: cause_to_sleep change bring_to reawaken call awakening arouser
2. [ verb ] stop sleeping
Synonyms: awaken awake arouse wake come_alive waken

"She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

Related terms: fall_asleep change_state awakening arousal sleep
Similar spelling:   wash_up