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rouse (one) from (something)

To bring one back to consciousness or alertness out of some state of unconsciousness. Doctors' efforts to rouse the man from his coma have been unsuccessful. I find I have to set multiple alarms to rouse me from sleep in the morning. The teacher's words roused me from the daydream.
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rouse (one) out of (something)

To bring one back to consciousness or alertness out of some state of unconsciousness. Doctors' efforts to rouse the man out of his coma have been unsuccessful. I find I have to set multiple alarms to rouse me out of sleep in the morning. The teacher's words roused me out of the daydream.
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rouse (one) to (something)

To incite, instigate, or urge on one to undertake some action. The violent death of the activist roused the nation to stand up against the injustices of the government. The rebel leader's impassioned speech roused the fighters to action.
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rouse someone from something

to awaken someone from something; to cause someone to come out of something. I roused Tom from his nap and sent him on his way. We could not rouse her from her deep sleep.
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rouse someone out of something

to awaken someone out of a state, such as sleep. It was almost impossible to rouse George out of his sleep. They could not rouse us out of our drowsy state.
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rouse someone to something

to stir someone to something. I will rouse the workers to action. They will work or have to find other jobs. The speech by the president roused the citizens to action.
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