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To wake up, and to wake someone up - synonyms or related words

wake

verb

to stop sleeping

awaken

verb

formal

to wake up, or to wake someone up

get up

to wake someone and tell them to get out of bed

awake

verb

mainly literary

to wake up, or to wake someone up

waken

verb

formal

to wake up, or to wake someone up

raise

verb

literary

to wake someone up

rouse

verb

formal

to wake someone up

knock up

British

informal

to wake or call someone by knocking on their door

wake

verb

to make someone stop sleeping

wakey-wakey

interjection

British

informal

used for telling someone in a humorous way that they should wake up or should pay attention

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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