Synonyms of wake in English

: wake1wake2

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


See definition of wake

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