Wait Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Wait? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, Words starting with Wait, Synonyms, Words ending with Wait, How to pronounce? Related sentences, Antonyms, Example sentences and more...

Wait meaning

Word: Wait

How to pronounce: weɪt

Intransitive verb

Definitions:

1. Stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or until something else happens.

Example sentences: "I rang the bell and waited"

2. Used to indicate that one is eagerly impatient to do something or for something to happen.

Example sentences: "I can't wait for tomorrow"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A period of waiting.

Example sentences: "We had a long wait"

2. Street singers of Christmas carols.


Synonyms:

await

expect

look

sit tight

tarry

hold back

hold

waitfor

delay


Derivations:

waiting

waiter

waited


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Wait in Other Languages...

Spanish: Esperar

German: Warten

French: Attendre

Italian: Aspettare

Turkish: Beklemek


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