woke, past tense; wakes, 3rd person singular present; waking, present participle; woken, past participle; waked, past tense;
Emerge or cause to emerge from a state of sleep; stop sleeping
she woke up feeling better
I wake him gently
Become alert to or aware of
he needs to wake up to reality
Cause (something) to stir or come to life
it wakes desire in others
Hold a vigil beside (someone who has died)
we waked Jim last night
A trail of disturbed water or air left by the passage of a ship or aircraft
Used to refer to the aftermath or consequences of something
the committee was set up in the wake of the inquiry
aftermath: 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"
be awake, be alert, be there
Wake Island: an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
wake up: stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
inflame: 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"
the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"
A wake is the region of recirculating flow immediately behind a moving solid body, caused by the flow of surrounding fluid around the body.
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A wake is a ceremony associated with death. Traditionally, a wake takes place in the house of the deceased, with the body present; however, modern wakes are often performed at a funeral home.
In cryptography, WAKE is a stream cipher designed by David Wheeler in 1993.
Sillage (Wake only in the American version) is a science fiction graphic novel series created by Jean-David Morvan and Philippe Buchet. The series has been translated to English (as well as needlessly renamed) and published in the United States by NBM Publishing. ...
A period after a person's death before the body is buried, in some cultures accompanied by a party; (often followed by up) To stop sleeping; (often followed by up) To make somebody stop sleeping; to lay out a body prior to burial in order to allow family and friends to pay their last respects
(wakes) A community holiday, particularly in northern England
(waking) Occurring during wakefulness
(WAKING) Realization; something that dawns on you; becoming alert; taking leave of something that is no longer serving you; coming out of a period of withdrawal
(Waking) (typically associated with the Beta brain wave state; equivalent to the Conscious Self)
(Waking) retrieve technique by which a lure just under the water bulges the surface
To dream that you attend a wake, denotes that you will sacrifice some important engagement to enjoy some ill-favored assignation. For a young woman to see her lover at a wake, foretells that she will listen to the entreaties of passion, and will be persuaded to hazard honor for love.
A watch kept over the deceased, sometimes lasting the entire night preceding the funeral.
Watch over a dead person before they are buried, sometimes festive. Also a watch, a festival in honor of a patron saint, an annual vacation, to make aware of, to rouse, to watch, to stop sleeping. Also known as a vigil.
Waves that motorboats leave behind. "Getting waked" in a race means you're behind a boat, either another shell or an official. Getting waked by an official is very bad. It means you've either got a bad official or you're really far behind in a race.
The water immediately astern of a moving vessel. It is disturbed by vessel's motion through it and by the subsequent filling up of the cavity made.
Moving waves, track or path that a boat leaves behind it, when moving across the waters.
The track left in the water at the stern created by a moving ship.