- 1. aftermath, wake, backwash, consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
- usage: 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"
- 2. Wake Island, Wake
- usage: an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
- 3. wake, backwash, wave, moving ridge
- usage: the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"
- 4. wake, viewing, vigil, watch
- usage: a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there's no weeping at an Irish wake"
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- 1. wake
- usage: be awake, be alert, be there
- 2. wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken, change state, turn
- usage: stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
- 3. inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
- usage: 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"
- 4. wake, alarm, alert
- usage: make aware of; "His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation"
- 5. awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse, change, alter, modify
- usage: cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
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