Translation of "wake" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /weɪk/ us /weɪk/ present participle waking, past tense woke, past participle woken also wake up

A1 to stop sleeping or to make someone else stop sleeping

I’ve only just woken up.
Could you wake me up before you go?

(Translation of “wake” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /weik/ (past tense woke /wouk/, rare waked, past participle woken /ˈwoukən/, rare waked)

to bring or come back to consciousness after being asleep

He woke to find that it was raining
Go and wake the others, will you?
wakeful adjective

not asleep; not able to sleep

a wakeful child.

(of a night) in which one gets little sleep

en vela, desvelado, en blanco
We spent a wakeful night worrying about her.
wakefully adverb

en blanco; alerta
wakefulness noun

desvelo; vigilancia
waken verb

to wake

What time are you going to waken him?
I wakened early.
wake up phrasal verb

to wake

Wake up! You’re late
The baby woke up in the middle of the night.

to become aware of

despertar, darse cuenta
It is time you woke up to the fact that you are not working hard enough.

(Translation of “wake” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)