wake (up) from (something)(redirected from woken from)
wake (up) from (something)
1. To regain consciousness from some sleep or sleep-like state. The ancient wizard woke from his 500-year slumber. There is still a chance he could wake up from his coma, but it seems less likely every day. I've been waking from the most horrible nightmares drenched in sweat each night.
2. To rouse or awaken someone from some sleep or sleep-like state. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used after "wake." A huge crash woke us from our sleep in the middle of the night. Please wake me up from my nap at noon.
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wake (up) from something
to awaken from something, such as a sound sleep, sleep, dreams, etc. She woke up from a deep sleep. Elaine woke from her dreams with a start.
wake someone (up) from something
to awaken someone from something, such as a sound sleep, a nap, dreams, etc. Henry woke Fred up from his dreams. He woke up Fred from a deep sleep.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.