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    wake

    wake - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wake

    Definition
    (noun) the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
    Synonyms : aftermath , backwash
    Example Sentence
    • the aftermath of war
    • in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured
    Definition
    (noun) an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
    Synonyms : wake island
    Definition
    (noun) the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
    Synonyms : backwash
    Example Sentence
    • the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe
    Definition
    (noun) a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial
    Synonyms : viewing
    Example Sentence
    • there's no weeping at an Irish wake
    Definition
    (verb) be awake, be alert, be there Definition
    (verb) stop sleeping
    Synonyms : arouse , awake , awaken , come alive , wake up , waken
    Example Sentence
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock
    Definition
    (verb) arouse or excite feelings and passions
    Synonyms : fire up , heat , ignite , inflame , stir up
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) make aware of
    Example Sentence
    • His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation
    Definition
    (verb) cause to become awake or conscious
    Synonyms : arouse , awaken , rouse , wake up , waken
    Example Sentence
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wake

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sounds like walk, an insect walks on the water surface and create wave line on water that is trail

Wake, if joined with 'up', becomes wake up....if it is compared to rake up, then...wake up would mean, to make alert and rake up would be, to revive the memory of...both dealing with alertness of mind.

Wake--wake "UP"--when you wake up in the morning, your brain attains conscious state from sleeping state, thus making your mind alert.

her legs were coloured.i told her to wake up and as she walkd i saw wake of her leg colour on the floor.

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