wake

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈweɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/weɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wāk)

Inflections of 'wake' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
wakes
v 3rd person singular
waking
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
woke
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
woken
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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wake

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. wake up [early, in the morning]
  2. wake up at [dawn, 9:00 am]
  3. wake up for [work, school]
  4. wake from [sleep, a dream, a coma]
  5. wake up in the middle of the night
  6. I woke up this morning (with)
  7. woke up to [shouting, an alarm clock, the news that]
  8. woken by the [wind, storm, noise, crying]
  9. wake after [surgery, an operation]
  10. wake up [frequently, often]
  11. can't wake up today
  12. couldn't wake up this morning
  13. wake up and [go, get dressed, leave]
  14. wake up and smell the [roses, coffee]
  15. wake up to [pee, get a drink of water]
  16. wake me (up) at [9:00]
  17. wake me up when you [leave, come]
  18. wake me up for the [action, movie]
  19. wake me up if I fall asleep
  20. wake up to [reality, the real world]
  21. wake up to the [need for, importance of, situation]
  22. [don't, be careful not to] wake the baby
  23. wake the [dead, fallen]
n
  1. in the wake of the [disaster, war, election, news]
  2. the [storm, hurricane, tornado] left [death, devastation, destruction] in its wake
  3. left many [destitute, homeless, missing] in its wake
  4. [follow, move] in the [boat's] wake
  5. in the [ship's] wake
  6. the wakes of the [ship, boat, jet-ski]
  7. left him in her wake
  8. [hold, attend, observe, organize] a wake (for)
  9. a wake for the [victim's, father, dead]
  10. a wake for her [friend, co worker, mother]
  11. at her [friend's] wake
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