Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of wake up | Another word for wake up | What is wake up?

Definition 1: stop sleeping - [verb of body]

Samples where wake up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

Synonyms for wake up in the sense of this definition

(wake up is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(wake up implies ...) be asleep

Definition 2: cause to become awake or conscious - [verb of body]

Samples where wake up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
  • Please wake me at 6 AM.

Synonyms for wake up in the sense of this definition

(wake up is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of wake up ) awaken once again

(... is a kind of wake up ) return to consciousness

"These pictures bring back sad memories"

(... is a kind of wake up ) rouse somebody from sleep with a call

"I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"

More words

Another word for wake island

Another word for wake board

Another word for wake

Another word for wakashan language

Another word for wakashan

Another word for wake-robin

Another word for wake-up call

Another word for wake-up signal

Another word for wakeboard

Another word for wakeful


Other word for wakeful

wakeful meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce wakeful