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wake

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wake

  1. 1 to cause to stop sleeping my banging around in the kitchen woke my wife Synonyms of wake arouse, awake, awaken, knock up [British], rouse, waken Words Related to wake roust, rout; raise, revive; reawaken, rewake; agitate, bestir, disturb, excite, provoke, stimulate, stir Near Antonyms of wake hypnotize, mesmerize Antonyms of wake lull

  2. 2 to cease to be asleep I woke with a start when the door slammed Synonyms of wake arouse, awake, awaken, rouse, waken Words Related to wake arise, get up, rise, roll out, turn out, uprise; watch; revive; reawaken, rewake; shift, stir Near Antonyms of wake catnap, conk (off or out), doze, drop off, nap, nod, rest, sleep, slumber, snooze; bed (down), couch, doss (down) [chiefly British], flop, kip (down) [British], retire, sack out, turn in; lie up, sleep in; oversleep

  3. 3 to give notice to beforehand especially of danger or risk a public service announcement designed to wake people to the dangers of aggressive driving Synonyms of wake advise, alert, caution, forewarn, warnWords Related to wake augur, forecast, foretell, harbinger, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy; apprise, inform, notify, tip (off); admonish; bode, forebode (also forbode), foreshadow, foretoken, portendNear Antonyms of wake imperil, risk



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