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Synonyms for wakeweɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aftermath, wake, backwash(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    backwash, wake, wash, airstream, race, slipstream, consequence, aftermath, viewing

    Antonyms:
    sleep, log Z's, kip, slumber, catch some Z's

  2. Wake Island, Wake(noun)

    an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii

    Synonyms:
    viewing, aftermath, backwash

    Antonyms:
    sleep, catch some Z's, kip, log Z's, slumber

  3. wake, backwash(noun)

    the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward

    "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"

    Synonyms:
    backwash, wake, wash, airstream, race, slipstream, aftermath, viewing

    Antonyms:
    log Z's, sleep, kip, catch some Z's, slumber

  4. wake, viewing(verb)

    a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial

    "there's no weeping at an Irish wake"

    Synonyms:
    screening, viewing, aftermath, wake, showing, backwash

    Antonyms:
    log Z's, slumber, kip, sleep, catch some Z's

  5. wake(verb)

    be awake, be alert, be there

    Synonyms:
    awake, inflame, waken, fire up, heat, wake up, come alive, arouse, awaken, rouse, ignite, stir up

    Antonyms:
    kip, slumber, sleep, catch some Z's, log Z's

  6. wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken(verb)

    stop sleeping

    "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, excite, put forward, awake, heat, come alive, provoke, inflame, perk up, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, energise, stimulate, fire, arouse, fire up, bring up, conjure up, ignite, raise, waken, turn on, call down, energize, wind up, call forth, invoke, rouse, awaken, brace, evoke, sex, conjure, stir up

    Antonyms:
    slumber, sleep, catch some Z's, log Z's, kip

  7. inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    shake up, come alive, incite, arouse, awake, heat, commove, inflame, agitate, raise up, wake up, light up, wake, catch fire, instigate, conflagrate, combust, rouse, fire up, kindle, set off, waken, erupt, hot up, awaken, ignite, take fire, stir up, foment, vex, heat up, light, disturb, enkindle

    Antonyms:
    log Z's, slumber, catch some Z's, sleep, kip

  8. wake(verb)

    make aware of

    "His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation"

    Synonyms:
    awake, inflame, waken, fire up, heat, wake up, come alive, arouse, awaken, rouse, ignite, stir up

    Antonyms:
    slumber, kip, sleep, log Z's, catch some Z's

  9. awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse(verb)

    cause to become awake or conscious

    "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."

    Synonyms:
    kindle, excite, bestir, put forward, awake, heat, energize, come alive, provoke, commove, inflame, rout out, perk up, agitate, energise, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, conjure, brace, stimulate, fire, arouse, drive out, fire up, bring up, conjure up, raise, waken, turn on, call down, charge, wind up, call forth, invoke, charge up, rouse, awaken, ignite, evoke, sex, force out, stir up

    Antonyms:
    slumber, log Z's, kip, catch some Z's, sleep

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wake(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    watch, be awake, not be asleep

  2. wake(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    awake, waken, be awakened, be roused from sleep

  3. wake(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    revel, carouse, feast

  4. wake(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    awaken, waken, rouse from sleep

  5. wake(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    arouse, rouse, excite, kindle, stimulate, provoke, stir up

  6. wake(n.)

    Synonyms:
    vigil, watching

  7. wake(n.)

    Synonyms:
    track (of a vessel), trail


Translations for wake

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • събуждам се, събуждамBulgarian
  • dihuniñBreton
  • vzbudit, vzbudit se, probudit, probudit seCzech
  • gwylnosWelsh
  • vågne, vækkeDanish
  • Nachlauf, erwachen, wecken, aufwecken, Totenwache, Kielwasser, aufwachenGerman
  • veki, vekiĝiEsperanto
  • vigilia, estela, despertar, despertarseSpanish
  • herätä, [[vainajan]] [[valvojaiset]], peräaalto, herättää, hautajaiskahvit, ruumiinvalvojaiset, vanavesiFinnish
  • vakna, vøka, vekjaFaroese
  • réveiller, veillée funèbre, sillage, se réveillerFrench
  • dúisighIrish
  • uisge-stiùireach, dùisgScottish Gaelic
  • להעיר, להתעוררHebrew
  • felébred, felébreszt, felkelt, felkelHungarian
  • bangunIndonesian
  • slóð, kjölfarIcelandic
  • scia, veglia, risvegliarsi, turbolenzaItalian
  • 起こす, 起きる, 航跡, 目覚める, 目が覚めるJapanese
  • 일어나다, 경야Korean
  • excitoLatin
  • erwächenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • šermenysLithuanian
  • kōriporipo, kōrinorinoMāori
  • wakker maken, wakker worden, kielzog, dodenwake, wekken, wake, ontwakenDutch
  • czuwanie, kilwater, obudzić się, obudzić, [[przy]] [[zwłoki, smuga kondensacyjnaPolish
  • acordar, velórioPortuguese
  • priveghi, siaj, treziRomanian
  • проснуться, пробуждаться, просыпаться, будить, поминки, кильватер, разбудить, пробудитьсяRussian
  • zobudiť sa, zobudiťSlovak
  • väcka, vakna, kölvattenSwedish
  • kuamsha, kuamkaSwahili
  • నిద్రలేపుట, నిద్ర ఆపుటTelugu
  • kaldırmak, uyanmakTurkish
  • thứcVietnamese
  • kuilavatVolapük

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