Search Result:wait

KK Pronunciation

〔 wet 〕


〔 weit 〕

Overview of noun wait

The noun wait has 2 senses

  • delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait -- (time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action")

  • wait, waiting -- (the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); "the wait was an ordeal for him")

Overview of verb wait

The verb wait has 4 senses

  • wait -- (stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets")

  • wait, hold off, hold back -- (wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment")

  • expect, look, await, wait -- (look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted")

  • wait, waitress -- (serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant; "I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's")