rewake

verb
re·​wake | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈwāk How to pronounce rewake (audio) \
rewaked or rewoke\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈwōk How to pronounce rewake (audio) \; rewaked or rewoken\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈwō-​kən How to pronounce rewake (audio) \ or rewoke; rewaking

Definition of rewake

transitive verb

: to waken again or anew

intransitive verb

: to become awake again

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Examples of rewake in a Sentence

the media coverage of the dramatic escape has rewaked concerns about security at the prison

First Known Use of rewake

1593, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Rewake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rewake. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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