- to remove any excedent portion of a candle's wick that is charred (to snuff a candle).
- to brighten up, to enliven, to make smart or smarter
- to wake up
- to pay attention, watch out
- to hurry up
1 Argentine and Uruguayan voseo prefers the tú form for the present subjunctive.
- (all senses): despabilar
- (make smart): avivarse, avisparse
- (wake up): despertar, despejar
- (watch out): tener cuidado
- (hurry up): apurarse, darse prisa