Synonyms of wake in English

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wake1


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verb

1‘if Gran wakes she'll want a glass of water’

SYNONYMS
awake, awaken, waken, waken up, rouse, stir, come to, come around
get up, get out of bed, bestir oneself, get going, come alive, show signs of life
literary arise
ANTONYMS

sleep, fall asleep

2‘she opened the door before waking her husband’

SYNONYMS
waken, rouse, arouse, bring to, bring around
British informal knock up

3‘a clip round the ear might wake him up a bit’

SYNONYMS
stir up, activate, stimulate, spur, prod, galvanize, enliven, give a boost to, give a lift to, ginger up, buoy up, refresh, invigorate, revitalize, inspire
informal perk up, pep up

4‘they finally woke up to what we have been saying’

SYNONYMS
realize, become aware of, become conscious of, become mindful of, become heedful of, become alert to

5‘the name woke a forgotten and embarrassing memory’

SYNONYMS
evoke, call up, conjure up, rouse, stir, revive, awaken, refresh, renew, resuscitate, revivify, rekindle, reignite, rejuvenate, stimulate

noun

1‘a mourner at a wake’

SYNONYMS
vigil, death-watch, watch
funeral

Synonyms of wake in English

: wake1wake2

wake2


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noun

1‘a flotilla of rafts followed in the wake of the cruiser’

SYNONYMS
backwash, wash, slipstream, turbulence
trail, path, track

2‘share prices tumbled in the wake of the interest-rate rise’

SYNONYMS
aftermath
as a result of, as a consequence of, on account of, because of, owing to, after, subsequent to, following, behind