wakeverb [ I or T ]uk /weɪk/ us /weɪk/ past tense woke or waked, past participle woken or waked also wake up
Did you wake at all during the night?
Please wake me early tomorrow.
I woke up with a headache.
wakenoun [ C ]uk /weɪk/ us /weɪk/
wake noun [ C ] (WATER)
- Several governments have adopted tough new anti-terrorist legislation in the wake of the attacks.
- Eastern traders found their way across Europe in the wake of the Roman army.
- Safety procedures are being reviewed in the wake of the accident.
- A lot of new investment has been attracted to the region in the wake of the government's announcement.
- The road remains closed in the wake of Monday's landslide.
wake noun [ C ] (FUNERAL)
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