French translation of 'wake'
transitive verbWord forms: past tense woke, waked, past participle woken, waked
He woke me early. Il m’a réveillé tôt.
intransitive verbWord forms: past tense woke, waked, past participle woken, waked
He woke before dawn. Il s’éveilla avant l’aube.
1. (for dead person) veillée f mortuaire
2. [of boat] sillage m
in the wake of sth (= after) dans le sillage de qch
to leave sth in one’s wake laisser qch dans son sillage
to follow in sb’s wake (= walk behind) marcher sur les traces de qn
Phrasal verbswake up, wake up to
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Example Sentences Including 'wake'
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But things have been a lot better in the wake of the crisis than they might have been.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He arrived to find them holding a wake.FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)
It seemed to "sleep in the winter and wake again each spring '.PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)
Everyone gets put to sleep, then wakes up when they arrive.The Sun (2016)
How often do you wake up to stained glass windows?The Sun (2016)
I'M scared of waking up one day and finding myself a childless spinster.The Sun (2014)
Imagine her shock when she wakes to find her hero looming over her.The Sun (2017)
It tends to be in the wake of a crisis in a relationship.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She woke up one morning and there was one on her bed.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They leave in their wake a rich scent of aftershave and recently pressed tailoring.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
To step out of the wood back to the boat was like waking from a dream.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He closed his eyes and against his will his last waking thought was of violet eyes staring into his.THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
It has attempted to act swiftly in the wake of the scandal.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It was more reminiscent of a funeral wake.The Sun (2014)
We need to talk sometimes to wake ourselves up and that is what we have done.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You were waking up each morning not knowing what was going to hit you.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's a strange thing, waking up single again after such a long time.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Would I wake up one day and have wrinkles?Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Your body needs to wake up slowly and with huge consideration.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He said he had woken to find him there as cops arrived.The Sun (2012)
He wakes often in the night and before he lost the power of speech he would call out for her constantly.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It is not often that you wake up to find yourself infamous.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Leave them to sleep quietly and wake slowly, to soothe themselves with softly waving reflections and shadows of trees on the ceiling?The Sun (2016)
One night he woke up to find the marital bed deserted.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Patients are usually woken after two weeks.The Sun (2014)
People can wake at night if they go to bed hungry so it could disrupt sleep.The Sun (2017)
She recalled waking up after sleeping amid the fumes.The Sun (2013)
She said: 'I woke up in the morning.The Sun (2014)
She says: 'I once woke up with them right in my face!The Sun (2016)
They are said to have been asleep in a downstairs room before being woken by a fire alarm.The Sun (2012)
What causes you to wake up before dawn with a new idea spinning in your mind?Christianity Today (2000)
You can be fast asleep all night and still wake up tense and sore.Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)
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'wake' in Other Languages
British English: wake VERB
When you wake or when someone or something wakes you, you become conscious again after being asleep.
It was cold and dark when I woke at 6.30.
British English: wake NOUN
The wake of a boat or other object moving in water is the track of waves that it makes behind it as it moves through the water.
The ride was smooth until they got into the merchant ship's wake.
Translation of wake from the Collins English to French Dictionary