Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wake

4 senses of wake

Sense 1
aftermath, wake, backwash -- (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")
       => consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event")

Sense 2
Wake Island, Wake -- (an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii)
       INSTANCE OF=> island -- (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Sense 3
wake, backwash -- (the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe")
       => wave, moving ridge -- (one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water))

Sense 4
wake, viewing -- (a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there's no weeping at an Irish wake")
       => vigil, watch -- (the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival))

Antonyms of verb wake

1 of 5 senses of wake

Sense 1
wake -- (be awake, be alert, be there)
       Antonym of sleep (Sense 1)
      => sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's -- (be asleep)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb wake

5 senses of wake

Sense 1
wake -- (be awake, be alert, be there)

Sense 2
wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken -- (stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 3
inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up -- (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")
       => arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

Sense 4
wake -- (make aware of; "His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation")
       => alarm, alert -- (warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness; "The empty house alarmed him"; "We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries")

Sense 5
awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse -- (cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM.")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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