re·​wake | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈwāk How to pronounce rewake (audio) \
rewaked or rewoke\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈwōk How to pronounce rewoke (audio) \; rewaked or rewoken\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈwō-​kən How to pronounce rewoken (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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The first known use of rewake was in 1593

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“Rewake.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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