Textual thesaurus for "wake"

(noun) viewing

a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial

there's no weeping at an Irish wake

(noun) backwash

the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward

the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe

(noun) Wake, Wake Island

an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii

(noun) aftermath, backwash

the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)

the aftermath of war; in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured

(verb) come alive, wake up, waken, arouse, awake, awaken

stop sleeping

She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

(verb) awaken, arouse, rouse, wake up, waken

cause to become awake or conscious

He was roused by the drunken men in the street; Please wake me at 6 AM.

(verb) inflame, ignite, heat, stir up, fire up

arouse or excite feelings and passions

The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor; The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world; Wake old feelings of hatred