Wake Meaning and Definition


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Wake meaning

Word: Wake

How to pronounce: weɪk

Verb

Definitions:

1. Emerge or cause to emerge from a state of sleep; stop sleeping.

Example sentences: "She woke up feeling better"

2. Hold a vigil beside (someone who has died)

Noun

Definitions:

1. A watch or vigil held beside the body of someone who has died, sometimes accompanied by ritual observances including eating and drinking.

Example sentences: "He was attending a friend's wake"

2. (in some parts of the UK) a festival and holiday held annually in a rural parish, originally on the feast day of the patron saint of the church.

Example sentences: "His workers absented themselves for the local wakes"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A trail of disturbed water or air left by the passage of a ship or aircraft.

Example sentences: "The reason given for this crash was that the aircraft flew into the wake of another aircraft, and the pilot lost control of it."


Synonyms:

wake up

awake

awaken

rouse

arouse

get up

stir up

reveille

wakefulness

alert

come to

regain consciousness

wake island

come round

aftermath


Antonyms:

go to sleep

fall asleep


Derivations:

wakened

waked

wakeless

waken

waking

wakening

wakeful


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Wake in Other Languages...

Spanish: Despertar

German: Aufwachen

French: Réveiller

Italian: Wake

Turkish: Uyandırmak


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