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wake

  1. [weɪk]

    N

    1. (Naut) estela f

    2. (fig)

  2. [weɪk]

    N (over corpse) velatorio m , vela f , velorio m (esp LAm)

  3. [weɪk]

    (vb: pt woke or waked)

    (pp woken or waked)

    1. (also: wake up) despertar, despertarse

      1. VT (also: wake up) despertar

    Examples from texts

    Then sleep came uneasily and he would wake with a dry mouth and a foul taste on his tongue, head pounding.
    Luego tenía un sueño agitado y se despertaba con la boca seca y un asqueroso sabor en la lengua, con la cabeza a punto de estallarle.
    Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
    Roma Vincit!
    Scarrow, Simon
    © 2001 by Simon Scarrow
    © de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
    © de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
    The Eagle's Conquest
    Scarrow, Simon
    © 2001 by Simon Scarrow
    Careful not to wake her, he slid off the bed and walked over to it.
    Con cuidado de no despertarla, él se levantó de la cama para cogerlo.
    Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
    Desde Mi Cielo
    Sebold, Alice
    © 2002 por Alice Sebold
    © 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
    © 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
    The Lovely Bones
    Sebold, Alice
    © 2002 by Alice Sebold
    Did you know that in the old days, people thought if you went to sleep with the moonlight on your forehead you would wake up crazy?
    ¿Sabías que antiguamente la gente creía que si te dormías con la luz de la luna en la frente, despertabas loco?
    Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
    La Historia del Loco
    Katzenbach, John
    The Madman's Tale
    Katzenbach, John
    © 2004 by John Katzenbach
    "I need you to know something," she said. "You told me that someday I would wake up and regret being with you.
    – Necesito saber algo -dijo ella-, me dijiste que un día yo me despertaría y lamentaría estar contigo.
    Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
    Amante Despierto
    Ward, J.R.
    Lover Awakened
    Ward, J.R.
    © Jessica Bird, 2006
    I knew that I would wake up shelterless, at night or as the day was breaking, not that it mattered, somewhere in the heart of the city that love or rage had led me to choose.
    Yo sabía que me iba a despertar a la intemperie, de noche o cuando ya estuviera amaneciendo, qué más daba, en medio de la ciudad que había elegido por amor o por rabia.
    Bolano, Roberto / AmuletBolano, Roberto / Amuleto
    Amuleto
    Bolano, Roberto
    © EDITORIAL ANAGRAMA, S.A., 1999
    © Roberto Bolaño, 1999
    Amulet
    Bolano, Roberto
    © 1999 by the Heirs of Roberto Bolaño
    © 2006 by Chris Andrews
    Down the track, in the wake of their Batavian captive, poured the Britons, dreadful in the blazing light of the torch raised high by the man at the head of their charge.
    Más abajo, tras los pasos de su prisionero bátavo, los britanos irrumpieron en el camino, con un aspecto espantoso bajo la resplandeciente luz de la antorcha que sostenía en alto el hombre que encabezaba su ataque.
    Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
    Roma Vincit!
    Scarrow, Simon
    © 2001 by Simon Scarrow
    © de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
    © de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
    The Eagle's Conquest
    Scarrow, Simon
    © 2001 by Simon Scarrow
    When a rover rolls across the lunar surface, it kicks up a plume of moondust in its wake. (Astronauts called them "rooster tails.")
    Cuando un vehículo rueda sobre la superficie de la Luna, va levantando un penacho de polvo lunar (los astronautas lo llaman "cola de gallo").
    "I don't understand why she has to wake up screaming Daddy Daddy!
    – ¡No comprendo por qué ha tenido que despertarse gritando ¡«papi, papi»!
    Kellerman, Jonathan / When The Bough BreaksKellerman, Jonathan / La Rama Rota
    La Rama Rota
    Kellerman, Jonathan
    When The Bough Breaks
    Kellerman, Jonathan
    © 1985 by Jonathan Kellerman
    Jimmy Lowell would sleep through the whole flight, only time he'd wake up was to eat or tell some story.
    Jimmy Lowell dormía todo el viaje y sólo se despertaba para comer y contar alguna anécdota.
    Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
    2666
    Bolano, Roberto
    © 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
    2666
    Bolano, Roberto
    © 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
    © 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
    In no time at all you're going to wake up to the fact that you're still a female of worth.
    En algún momento despertarás al hecho de que todavía eres una hembra de valor.
    Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
    Amante Despierto
    Ward, J.R.
    Lover Awakened
    Ward, J.R.
    © Jessica Bird, 2006
    When you sleepwalk, you appear (to other people) to wake from a deep sleep. You then get up and do things.
    Cuando alguien es sonámbulo, parece que se ha despertado de un sueño profundo, se levanta y se pone a hacer cosas.
    © 2009 Colegio Real de Psiquiatras
    © The Royal College of Psychiatrists. Updated: June 2011
    Check it Out: System Tests, Science Observations and a Course Correction -- latest news about New Horizon's ongoing wake up period
    Véalo: Pruebas de Sistemas, Observaciones Científicas y Corrección de Curso —las noticias más recientes sobre las pruebas realizadas con New Horizons.
    My good friend Ulises had gone to sleep, so I tried not to make noise so I wouldn't wake him up.
    El buen Ulises se había dormido, así que procuré no hacer ruido para no despertarlo.
    The savage detectivesBolano, Roberto / Los detectives salvajes
    Los detectives salvajes
    Bolano, Roberto
    e savage detectives
    The savage detective
    © 1998 by Roberto Bolaño
    © 2007 by Natasha Wimmer
    That was Phury's cue to wake up in a cold sweat.
    Ésa era la señal para que Phury despertase cubierto de un sudor frío.
    Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
    Amante Despierto
    Ward, J.R.
    Lover Awakened
    Ward, J.R.
    © Jessica Bird, 2006
    “I feel like I’m standing in the wake of a volcano eruption,” he wrote in his notebook.
    «Tengo la sensación de estar en medio de la erupción de un volcán -escribió en su cuaderno-.
    Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
    Desde Mi Cielo
    Sebold, Alice
    © 2002 por Alice Sebold
    © 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
    © 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
    The Lovely Bones
    Sebold, Alice
    © 2002 by Alice Sebold

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    wake1/4
    weɪkestelaExamples

    the tornado brought/left a trail of destruction in its wake — el tornado dejó una estela de destrucción a su paso
    in the wake of the storm/riots — tras la tormenta/los disturbios
    to come or follow in the wake of sth — producirse a raíz de algo

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    Collocations

    wake up
    despertarse
    wake up
    amanecer
    wake up
    despabilar
    wake up
    espabilar
    wake up
    despabilarse
    in the wake of
    como consecuencia de
    in the wake of
    después de
    wake up
    espabilarse

    Word forms

    wake

    verb
    Basic forms
    Pastwaked, woke
    Imperativewake
    Present Participle (Participle I)waking
    Past Participle (Participle II)waked, woken
    Present Indefinite, Active Voice
    I wakewe wake
    you wakeyou wake
    he/she/it wakesthey wake
    Present Continuous, Active Voice
    I am wakingwe are waking
    you are wakingyou are waking
    he/she/it is wakingthey are waking
    Present Perfect, Active Voice
    I have waked, wokenwe have waked, woken
    you have waked, wokenyou have waked, woken
    he/she/it has waked, wokenthey have waked, woken
    Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
    I have been wakingwe have been waking
    you have been wakingyou have been waking
    he/she/it has been wakingthey have been waking
    Past Indefinite, Active Voice
    I waked, wokewe waked, woke
    you waked, wokeyou waked, woke
    he/she/it waked, wokethey waked, woke
    Past Continuous, Active Voice
    I was wakingwe were waking
    you were wakingyou were waking
    he/she/it was wakingthey were waking
    Past Perfect, Active Voice
    I had waked, wokenwe had waked, woken
    you had waked, wokenyou had waked, woken
    he/she/it had waked, wokenthey had waked, woken
    Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
    I had been wakingwe had been waking
    you had been wakingyou had been waking
    he/she/it had been wakingthey had been waking
    Future Indefinite, Active Voice
    I shall/will wakewe shall/will wake
    you will wakeyou will wake
    he/she/it will wakethey will wake
    Future Continuous, Active Voice
    I shall/will be wakingwe shall/will be waking
    you will be wakingyou will be waking
    he/she/it will be wakingthey will be waking
    Future Perfect, Active Voice
    I shall/will have waked, wokenwe shall/will have waked, woken
    you will have waked, wokenyou will have waked, woken
    he/she/it will have waked, wokenthey will have waked, woken
    Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
    I shall/will have been wakingwe shall/will have been waking
    you will have been wakingyou will have been waking
    he/she/it will have been wakingthey will have been waking
    Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
    I should/would wakewe should/would wake
    you would wakeyou would wake
    he/she/it would wakethey would wake
    Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
    I should/would be wakingwe should/would be waking
    you would be wakingyou would be waking
    he/she/it would be wakingthey would be waking
    Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
    I should/would have waked, wokenwe should/would have waked, woken
    you would have waked, wokenyou would have waked, woken
    he/she/it would have waked, wokenthey would have waked, woken
    Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
    I should/would have been wakingwe should/would have been waking
    you would have been wakingyou would have been waking
    he/she/it would have been wakingthey would have been waking
    Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
    I am waked, wokenwe are waked, woken
    you are waked, wokenyou are waked, woken
    he/she/it is waked, wokenthey are waked, woken
    Present Continuous, Passive Voice
    I am being waked, wokenwe are being waked, woken
    you are being waked, wokenyou are being waked, woken
    he/she/it is being waked, wokenthey are being waked, woken
    Present Perfect, Passive Voice
    I have been waked, wokenwe have been waked, woken
    you have been waked, wokenyou have been waked, woken
    he/she/it has been waked, wokenthey have been waked, woken
    Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
    I was waked, wokenwe were waked, woken
    you were waked, wokenyou were waked, woken
    he/she/it was waked, wokenthey were waked, woken
    Past Continuous, Passive Voice
    I was being waked, wokenwe were being waked, woken
    you were being waked, wokenyou were being waked, woken
    he/she/it was being waked, wokenthey were being waked, woken
    Past Perfect, Passive Voice
    I had been waked, wokenwe had been waked, woken
    you had been waked, wokenyou had been waked, woken
    he/she/it had been waked, wokenthey had been waked, woken
    Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
    I shall/will be waked, wokenwe shall/will be waked, woken
    you will be waked, wokenyou will be waked, woken
    he/she/it will be waked, wokenthey will be waked, woken
    Future Perfect, Passive Voice
    I shall/will have been waked, wokenwe shall/will have been waked, woken
    you will have been waked, wokenyou will have been waked, woken
    he/she/it will have been waked, wokenthey will have been waked, woken

    wake

    noun
    SingularPlural
    Common casewakewakes
    Possessive casewake'swakes'