HyperDic: wake

English > 9 senses of the word wake / Wake:
VERBbodywakebe awake, be alert, be there
bodywake, wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, come alive, wakenstop sleeping
emotionwake, inflame, stir up, ignite, heat, fire uparouse or excite feelings and passions
communicationwakemake aware / aware of
bodywake, awaken, waken, rouse, wake up, arousecause to become awake or conscious
NOUNphenomenonwake, aftermath, backwashthe consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
locationWake, Wake Islandan island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
eventwake, backwashthe wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
actwake, viewinga vigil held over a corpse the night before burial
wake / Wake > pronunciation
Soundswey'k
Rhymesache ... uptake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > wake: 9 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event).
Example "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"
Synonymsaftermath, backwash
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
Spanishresultado
English > Wake: 9 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii.
SynonymWake Island
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Part ofPacific, Pacific OceanThe largest ocean in the world
Region ofBattle of Wake, Battle of Wake IslandIn December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines
SpanishIsla Wake
CatalanIlla Wake, Illes Wake, Wake
English > wake: 9 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward.
Example"the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"
Synonymbackwash
Broaderwave, moving ridgeOne of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water)
Spanishagua de rechazo, estela
English > wake: 9 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA vigil held over a corpse the night before burial.
Example"there's no weeping at an Irish wake"
Synonymviewing
Broadervigil, watchThe rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
Spanishvelatorio
Catalanvetlla
English > wake: 9 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningBe awake, be alert, be there.
PatternSomebody ----s
Narrowerstay up, sit upnot go to bed
Oppositesleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z'sBe asleep
Spanishestar despierto
Nounswakingthe state of remaining awake
English > wake: 9 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningstop sleeping.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymswake up, awake, arouse, awaken, come alive, waken
Entailssleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z'sBe asleep
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositefall asleep, dope off, flake out, drift off, nod off, drop off, doze off, drowse offchange from a waking to a sleeping state
Spanishdesadormecerse, despabilarse, despertarse, despertar, resucitar
Catalandespertar-se, despertar, excitar, llevar-se
Nounswakera person who awakes
English > wake: 9 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningArouse or excite feelings and passions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "Wake old feelings of hatred"
Synonymsinflame, stir up, ignite, heat, fire up
Narrowerfermentwork up into agitation or excitement / excitement
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishcalentar, encender, inflamar
English > wake: 9 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningmake aware / aware of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Broaderalarm, alertwarn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness
Spanishalertar, despertar
English > wake: 9 senses > verb 5, body
MeaningCause to become awake or conscious.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "Please wake me at 6 AM."
Synonymsawaken, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse
Narrowerbring to, bring back, bring round, bring aroundReturn to consciousness
callrouse somebody from sleep with a call
reawakenawaken once again
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositecause to sleepmake fall asleep
Spanishdespertarse, despertar
Catalandespertar-se, despertar

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