Wake in spanish


pronunciation: despeɹ̩tɑɹ̩ part of speech: noun, verb
In gestures

wake1 = velatorio. 

Example: Catholic denominations often hold a 'rosary' prayer vigil during the wake while other non-religious wakes will share memories, and encouragement.


» awake = despierto.

Example: The public library's sole reason for being is to help people get along in the world, to help school children get better grades, to help preachers write better sermons that will keep the congregation awake, to help newspapermen find facts.

» funeral wake = velatorio.

Example: A funeral wake is where every one gets together after the final rights for the dead have been performed.

» give + wake-up call = despertar la atención.

Example: This organisation gave a wake-up call to governments, non-governmental organisations and the general public to begin or extend literacy by the year 2000.

» sound + a wake-up call = dar una llamada de atención, advertir, avisar, alertar, prevenir.

Example: The article 'Robert Nawrocki sounds a wake-up call for records managers' reports an interview with the President of ARMA (Association of Records Managers and Administrators) International.

» wake-up call = llamada de advertencia, advertencia, llamada de atención, aviso.

Example: These incidents should serve as a wake-up call for libraries planning a move.

wake2 = estela. [De un barco o similar]

Example: Ships and boats, at sea or on rivers and lakes, always have a wake when moving.


» in its wake = tras sí, tras de sí.

Example: There is the need to clear away the erroneous material and all the vestiges of the misunderstanding that it gathers in its wake.

» in the wake of = tras, después de, como consecuencia de, a raíz de.

Example: Of course uniformity tends to follow in the wake of centralization.

» ship wake = estela.

Example: Radar systems mounted on satellites can also detect ship wakes.

» wakeboard = hacer wakeboard.

Example: So far this term, we've been able to reach over 350 students who all signed up to say that they were interested in joining the club and learning how to wakeboard.

» wakeboard = wakeboard.

Example: I didn't really fancy the traditional skiing but got hooked the first time I saw anyone on a wakeboard.

wake3 = despertarse. 

Example: It is often difficult for a person to return to sleep after waking from a nightmare.


» wake up = despertar, despabilar, espabilar.

Example: I do anticipate, however, that we will wake up sooner or later to this enormous competitive threat.

» wake up + early = despertarse temprano, despertarse pronto.

Example: To wake up early, go to bed early.

» wake up in + a cold sweat = despertarse empapado en sudor frío.

Example: At about 4 am this morning I suddenly woke up in a cold sweat with severe pain under my rib cage.

» wake up on + the wrong side of the bed = levantarse con el pie izquierdo.

Example: We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a 'grouch'.

» wake up to = percatarse de, darse cuenta de.

Example: A few libraries have woken up to this new demand and are doing something.

» wake up to = despertarse con.

Example: When they left it was tipping it down with rain, with bolts of lightning all around them, but on Sunday they woke up to glorious sunshine.

» wake up to + reality = despertar a la realidad, darse cuenta de la realidad.

Example: Change is close by, the truth grows stronger everyday, people are waking up to reality by the millions.

» wake up to + the realities = despertar a la realidad, darse cuenta de la realidad.

Example: Unless employees wake up to the realities and start making some additional savings, they are likely to end up with a shock when they reach retirement.

» wake (up) with + a start = despertarse sobresaltado, despertarse de/con un sobresalto.

Example: Suddently the felt a shock, as if the entire earth had woken up with a start, and then they heard a roll of thunder.

Wake synonyms

awake in spanish: , pronunciation: əweɪk part of speech: verb aftermath in spanish: , pronunciation: æftɜrmæθ part of speech: noun arouse in spanish: , pronunciation: ɜraʊz part of speech: verb awaken in spanish: , pronunciation: əweɪkən part of speech: verb backwash in spanish: , pronunciation: bækwɑʃ part of speech: noun viewing in spanish: , pronunciation: vjuɪŋ part of speech: noun waken in spanish: , pronunciation: weɪkən part of speech: verb come alive in spanish: , pronunciation: kʌməlaɪv part of speech: verb wake up in spanish: , pronunciation: weɪkʌp part of speech: verb wake island in spanish: , pronunciation: weɪkaɪlənd part of speech: noun

Wake antonyms

sleep pronunciation: slip part of speech: noun, verb slumber pronunciation: slʌmbɜr part of speech: noun kip pronunciation: kɪp part of speech: noun drop off pronunciation: drɑpɔf part of speech: verb flake out pronunciation: fleɪkaʊt part of speech: verb doze off pronunciation: doʊzɔf part of speech: verb nod off pronunciation: nɑdɔf part of speech: verb drift off pronunciation: drɪftɔf part of speech: verb fall asleep pronunciation: fɔləslip part of speech: verb dope off pronunciation: doʊpɔf part of speech: verb drowse off pronunciation: draʊzɔf part of speech: verb
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