Synonyms of wake-up call


1. wake-up call, warning

usage: a warning to take action concerning something that was overlooked or neglected; "the bombing was a wake-up call to strengthen domestic security"

2. wake-up call, call, phone call, telephone call

usage: a telephone call that you request be made a specific time in order to wake you up at that time (especially in hotels); "she left a wake-up call for 7 a.m."

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