wake

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A wake is the region of recirculating flow immediately behind a moving or stationary solid body, caused by the flow of surrounding fluid around the body.
  • She reported that she was unable to wake him at these times.
  • Much has been written in the wake of this battle over how it was conducted.
  • When she woke up she had no feeling in the lower part of her body.
  • In the wake of the fire, he made a new urban development plan.
  • Had he not waked in her such music as her soul had never known before? Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • Three or four others had waked and made some attempt to cover themselves. Cited from Overland through Asia (Illustrated), by Thomas Wallace Knox
  • At last, it was early morning when his mother woke up from sleep.
  • As he said, he felt like a man waking from a long sleep.
  • Every part of him waked up at once, from his head to his feet. Cited from The Bobbin Boy, by William M. Thayer
  • He was going to sleep and she had until he woke to get some money.
  • When he wakes up, he finds himself in his bed beside a woman.
  • She woke up only to be found in the arms of a god.
  • In a moment she'll wake up and we'll remain at her side.
  • She remembered a day during the previous week when she had waked up cross. Cited from Ethel Morton at Rose House, by Mabell S. C. Smith
  • He was left to sleep for about fifteen minutes till his mother woke him.
  • After a while the mother waked up and found her child gone. Cited from The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland
  • He's waked these people up as none other of us could have done. Cited from A People's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He waked again, but very slowly, and without any movement of his body. Cited from Clementina, by A.E.W. Mason
  • These were apparently his last words as he went back to sleep and never woke up.
  • The next day, he wakes up, only to find that his wish has come true.
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Meaning of wake

  • noun The wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
    the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe
  • noun A vigil held over a corpse the night before burial
    there's no weeping at an Irish wake
  • verb Be awake, be alert, be there
  • verb Make aware of
    His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation