awoke

awoke
past and past participle of awake

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • awoke — past tense of AWAKE (Cf. awake) (v.), from O.E. awoc; also see AWAKEN (Cf. awaken). The tendency has been to restrict the strong past tense (awoke) to the original intransitive sense of awake and the weak inflection (awakened) to the transitive,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • awoke — [ə wōk′] vt., vi. pt. of AWAKE …   English World dictionary

  • Awoke — Awake A*wake , v. t. [imp. {Awoke}, {Awaked}; p. p. {Awaked}; (Obs.) {Awaken}, {Awoken}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Awaking}. The form {Awoke} is sometimes used as a p. p.] [AS. [=a]w[ae]cnan, v. i. (imp. aw[=o]c), and [=a]wacian, v. i. (imp. awacode). See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Awoke — Awake A*wake , v. t. [imp. {Awoke}, {Awaked}; p. p. {Awaked}; (Obs.) {Awaken}, {Awoken}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Awaking}. The form {Awoke} is sometimes used as a p. p.] [AS. [=a]w[ae]cnan, v. i. (imp. aw[=o]c), and [=a]wacian, v. i. (imp. awacode). See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • awoke —  , awaked, awakened  Two common problems are worth noting:  1. Awoken, though much used, is generally considered not standard. Thus this sentence from an Agatha Christie novel (cited by Partridge) is wrong: I was awoken by that rather flashy young …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • AWOKE — past of AWAKE. * * * past tense of ↑awake, 1 * * * awoke [awoke] [əˈwəʊk] ; [əˈwoʊk] past tense of ↑awake …   Useful english dictionary

  • awoke — [[t]əwo͟ʊk[/t]] Awoke is the past tense of awake …   English dictionary

  • awoke — /euh wohk /, v. a pt. and pp. of awake. * * * …   Universalium

  • awoke — a|woke [əˈwəuk US əˈwouk] the past tense of ↑awake …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • awoke — a·wake || É™ weɪk v. wake, arouse (someone); be woken up, be aroused (i.e. from sleep) adj. alert, not sleeping …   English contemporary dictionary

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