Definitions of wake

The word "wake" uses 4 letters: aekw.

WAKE is playable in:

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Scrabble US11
Scrabble UK11

n. - The track left by a vessel in the water; by extension, any track; as, the wake of an army. 2

v. i. - To be or to continue awake; to watch; not to sleep. 2

v. i. - To sit up late festive purposes; to hold a night revel. 2

v. i. - To be excited or roused from sleep; to awake; to be awakened; to cease to sleep; -- often with up. 2

v. i. - To be exited or roused up; to be stirred up from a dormant, torpid, or inactive state; to be active. 2

v. t. - To rouse from sleep; to awake. 2

v. t. - To put in motion or action; to arouse; to excite. 2

v. t. - To bring to life again, as if from the sleep of death; to reanimate; to revive. 2

v. t. - To watch, or sit up with, at night, as a dead body. 2

n. - The act of waking, or being awaked; also, the state of being awake. 2

n. - The state of forbearing sleep, especially for solemn or festive purposes; a vigil. 2

n. - An annual parish festival formerly held in commemoration of the dedication of a church. Originally, prayers were said on the evening preceding, and hymns were sung during the night, in the church; subsequently, these vigils were discontinued, and the day itself, often with succeeding days, was occupied in rural pastimes and exercises, attended by eating and drinking, often to excess. 2

n. - The sitting up of persons with a dead body, often attended with a degree of festivity, chiefly among the Irish. 2

Direct anagrams of wake:

weak11 weka11

Words formed by adding one letter before or after wake (in bold), or to aekw in any order:


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