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wake1

wake1

 
 
pronunciation:
weIk
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: wakes, waking, woke, waked, woken
definition 1: to come out of sleep (often followed by "up").
I usually wake up at eight o'clock.
synonyms:
awake, awaken, rouse, waken
similar words:
arise, arouse, rise
definition 2: to cause to stop sleeping (often followed by "up").
Please wake me up before dinner.
synonyms:
awake, awaken, rouse, waken
similar words:
arouse
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a watch kept over the body of a dead person before it is buried.
Everyone cried at my grandmother's wake.
similar words:
funeral, memorial
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