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wake

verb /weik/ ( past tense woke /wouk/, rare waked, past participle woken /ˈwoukən/, rare waked)
to bring or come back to consciousness after being asleep
despertar(se)
He woke to find that it was raining Go and wake the others, will you?
wakeful adjective not asleep; not able to sleep
despierto
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
despertar(se)
What time are you going to waken him? I wakened early.
wake up phrasal verb to wake
despertar(se)
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.
(Definition of wake from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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