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There are 9 meanings of the word Wake.

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Wake - as a noun

An island in the western pacific between guam and hawaii

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wake island

The consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)

Example: "The aftermath of war"

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The wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward

Example: "The motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"

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A vigil held over a corpse the night before burial

Example: "There's no weeping at an irish wake"

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Wake - as a verb

Be awake, be alert, be there

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Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Stop sleeping

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

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
arouse6awake12awaken13come alivewake upwaken12

Arouse or excite feelings and passions

Example: "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
fire upheat7ignite7inflame12stir up
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To alert someone to something

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

Cause to become awake or conscious

Example: "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
arouse6awaken13rouse5wake upwaken12
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Example Sentences

"The boat created a big wake as it sped through the water."
"The wake of the airplane could be seen for miles."
"In the wake of the earthquake, many buildings were destroyed."
"He left a trail of destruction in his wake."
"The passing car left a wake of dust behind."
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Word Game Points

Is WAKE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, wake is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

WAKE has a SCRABBLE points total of 11.

Is WAKE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, wake is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
WAKE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is WAKE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, wake is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
WAKE has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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