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American English: /raʊz/
British English: /raʊz/

Translation of rouse in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (wake, stir) See examples:to rouse somebody (from oout of something)
    despertar a alguien (de algo)
    we tried to rouse him out of his sleep
    tratamos de despertarlo
    Example sentences
    • As he slowly stood up, Jeremy roused from his sleep.
    • Isabella roused from sleep what seemed like an eternity later, disturbed by something she could not identify.
    • He still hadn't roused from his sleep, and she was getting worried.
    1.2 (arouse) the lion is dangerous when roused
    el león es peligroso si se lo provoca
    to rouse somebody to somethinghis speech roused the crowd to a frenzy
    su discurso enardeció or enfervorizó a la multitud
    her constant teasing roused him to fury
    sus constantes burlas lo enfurecieron
    his criticism roused me to action
    sus críticas me movieron a hacer algo
    Example sentences
    • Joe was roused from his sleep by Azara promptly jumping on the bed and pulling on his arm.
    • The morning's first rays of sunlight flooded the tiny tower room, rousing Callista from her sleep.
    • On the other side of him, men, women, and children were rousing themselves from sleep and moving sluggishly to the fire to get warm.

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