verb (used with or without object), a·woke or a·waked, a·woke or a·waked or a·wo·ken, a·wak·ing.
Origin of awake
Examples from the Web for awaking
Awaking the next day, it hardly matters to my life that another victory will have to await next season.
How long he slept he could not tell, but on awaking he sprang up and hurried to the place where he had left his horse.The Expressman and the Detective|Allan Pinkerton
The general has retired this three hours and more, and he will not thank you for awaking him when he has to be out so early.Roger the Bold|F. S. Brereton
"Ten hours' sleep," said mademoiselle, awaking with satisfaction in the morning.Anne|Constance Fenimore Woolson