Definition of "Wake" :
noun: a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial
"There's no weeping at an Irish wake."
noun: the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward
"The motorboat's wake capsized the canoe."
noun: an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
noun: the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
"In the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured."
verb: stop sleeping
verb: cause to become awake or conscious
"Please wake me at 6 AM.."
verb: be awake, be alert, be there
verb: make aware of
verb: arouse or excite feelings and passions
"Wake old feelings of hatred."