Definition of Wait in English :
Define Wait in English
Wait meaning in English
Meaning of Wait in English
Pronunciation of Wait in English
Wait pronunciation in English
Pronounce Wait in Englishsee synonyms of wait
time during which some action is awaited
Example Sentences:'instant replay caused too long a delay''he ordered a hold in the action'
2. wait, waiting
the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
Example Sentences:'the wait was an ordeal for him'
stay in one place and anticipate or expect something
Example Sentences:'I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets'
wait before acting
Example Sentences:'the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment'
look forward to the probable occurrence of
Example Sentences:'We were expecting a visit from our relatives''She is looking to a promotion''he is waiting to be drafted'
6. wait, waitress
serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant
Example Sentences:'I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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