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Definitions of wake:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To cease from sleep: to watch ( so in B.): to be roused up, active, or vigilant.

part of speech: noun

The streak of smooth water left in the track of a ship.

part of speech: verb

To rouse or be roused from sleep; to be alive or active; to put in motion or action.

part of speech: noun

A vigil; the watching of a dead body prior to burial; a track or trail; as, the wake of a vessel.

part of speech: noun

The sitting up all night with a deceased person, usually accompanied with drinking, & c.; an annual festival in commemoration of the dedication of a parish church formerly observed by watching all night and feasting.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Waked or woke.

part of speech: noun

Act of waking: feast of the dedication of a church, formerly kept by watching all night: sitting up of persons with a corpse.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be awake; be roused from sleep; cease to sleep; become alert and active.

part of speech: verb transitive

To rouse: to revive: to put in action:- pa. t. and pa. p. waked or woke.

part of speech: present participle

Waking.

part of speech: verb transitive

To rouse from sleep; to make active; revive.

part of speech: noun

The streak of smooth water left in the track of a ship: hence fig., " in the wake of," in the train of: immediately after.

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