What is another word for wake?

Need synonyms for wake? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Formal observance of a body before funeral
“This liberal provision of hospitality and other outlays made the wake and funeral a costly business, according to the Revd Neligan.”
A trail of disturbed water or air left by the passage of a ship or aircraft
“Torpedoes powered by compressed air left a telltale wake in the water and gave a warning to a target.”
A period after a person's death before the body is buried, in some cultures accompanied by a party
Emerge or cause to emerge from sleep; stop sleeping
“I wake up at 5am and lie there, pretending I am going to go back to sleep.”
Cause to stir or come to life
“My snores were, by all accounts, loud enough to wake the dead.”
Become alert to or aware of
“So, instead of going around with our eyes shut hoping the problem will go away why don't we all wake up to what's going on around us.”
To rouse from sleep
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
4-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019