Synonyms of 'in the wake of'
▷ See wake
in the aftermath of, following, because of
The move comes in the wake of new measures brought in by the government.
in the aftermath of
If an event or situation occurs because of something, that thing is the reason or cause.
He failed because of a lack of money.
as a result of
on account of
You use on account of to introduce the reason or explanation for something.
He declined to give the speech on account of a sore throat.
as a consequence of
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Thesaurus for in the wake of from the Collins English Thesaurus
following directly or close behind