Wait Meaning

There are 6 meaning(s) for word Wait

Wait Meaning 1 : the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)

    Example : the wait was an ordeal for him

    Synonyms : waiting
Wait Meaning 2 : look forward to the probable occurrence of

    Example : he is waiting to be drafted

    Synonyms : await,  expect,  look
Wait Meaning 3 : time during which some action is awaited

    Synonyms : delay,  hold,  postponement,  time lag
Wait Meaning 4 : wait before acting

    Synonyms : hold back,  hold off
Wait Meaning 5 : serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant

    Example : I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's

    Synonyms : waitress
Wait Meaning 6 : stay in one place and anticipate or expect something

    Example : I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets

How to Pronounce Wait

  • weɪt