Definition of Wake in English :
Define Wake in English
Wake meaning in English
Meaning of Wake in English
Pronunciation of Wake in English
Wake pronunciation in English
Pronounce Wake in Englishsee synonyms of wake
the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
Example Sentences:'the aftermath of war''in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured'
3. backwash, wake
the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
Example Sentences:'the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe'
4. viewing, wake
a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial
Example Sentences:'there's no weeping at an Irish wake'
be awake, be alert, be there
Example Sentences:'She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock'
arouse or excite feelings and passions
Example Sentences:'The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor''The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world''Wake old feelings of hatred'
make aware of
Example Sentences:'His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation'
cause to become awake or conscious
Example Sentences:'He was roused by the drunken men in the street''Please wake me at 6 AM.'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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