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KK Pronunciation

〔 wєk 〕


〔 wєik) 〕

Overview of noun wake

The noun wake has 4 senses

  • aftermath, wake, backwash -- (the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured")

  • Wake Island, Wake -- (an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii)

  • wake, backwash -- (the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe")

  • wake, viewing -- (a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there's no weeping at an Irish wake")

Overview of verb wake

The verb wake has 5 senses

  • wake -- (be awake, be alert, be there)

  • wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken -- (stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock")

  • inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up -- (arouse or excite feelings and passions; "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")

  • wake -- (make aware of; "His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation")

  • awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse -- (cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM.")