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Main Entry: 1wake
Pronunciation: primarystresswamacrk
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): woke /primarystresswomacrk /; also waked /primarystresswamacrkt/; wo·ken /primarystresswomacr-kschwan /; or waked also woke; wak·ing
Etymology: from Old English wacan "to awake" and Old English wacian "to be awake"
1 : to be or remain awake
2 : to stand watch over (as a dead body); especially : to hold a wake over
3 : to arouse from or as if from sleep : AWAKE -- often used with up
- wak·er noun

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