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wakes

verb
present tense third-person singular of wake

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1 to cause to stop sleeping
  • my banging around in the kitchen woke my wife

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2 to cease to be asleep
  • I woke with a start when the door slammed

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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

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“Wakes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wakes. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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