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wake


verb (used without object), waked or woke, waked or wok·en, wak·ing.

  1. to become roused from sleep; awake; awaken; waken (often followed by up).
  2. to become roused from a tranquil or inactive state; awaken; waken: to wake from one’s daydreams.
  3. to become cognizant or aware of something; awaken; waken: to wake to the true situation.
  4. to be or continue to be awake: Whether I wake or sleep, I think of you.
  5. to remain awake for some purpose, duty, etc.: I will wake until you return.
  6. to hold a wake over a corpse.
  7. to keep watch or vigil.

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