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wait-a-bit | wait-a-while | waite | waiter | waiter's assistant | waiting | waiting area | waiting game | waiting line | waiting list | waiting room

waiting

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25 in 25 verses (in OT : 11 in 11 verses) (in NT : 14 in 14 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

waitinga. & n. 
     a. & n. from Wait, v.  [1913 Webster]
In waiting, in attendance; as, lords in waiting. [Eng.] -- Waiting gentlewoman, a woman who waits upon a person of rank. -- Waiting maid, Waiting woman, a maid or woman who waits upon another as a personal servant.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

waiting, n.
1 in senses of WAIT v.
2 a official attendance at court. b one's period of this.

Idiom
waiting game abstention from early action in a contest etc. so as to act more effectively later. waiting-list a list of people waiting for a thing not immediately available. waiting-room a room provided for people to wait in, esp. by a doctor, dentist, etc., or at a railway or bus station.

THESAURUS

waiting

about to be, agape, agog, all agog, already in sight, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative, anticipatory, anxiety, apprehension, approaching, at hand, attendant, attending, awaiting, brewing, certain, cliff-hanging, close, close at hand, coming, confident, dalliance, dallying, dawdling, dillydallying, dread, eager, expectant, expectant waiting, expecting, forearmed, forestalling, forewarned, forthcoming, future, gaping, gathering, going to happen, helping, hopeful, immediate, imminent, impendent, impending, in anticipation, in danger imminent, in expectation, in prospect, in reserve, in store, in the cards, in the offing, in the wind, in view, instant, lingering, looking for, looking forward to, looming, lowering, lurking, menacing, menial, ministering, near, near at hand, nearing, not surprised, on the horizon, optimistic, overhanging, pessimism, prepared, preparing, ready, sanguine, servile, serving, servitorial, sure, suspense, tarriance, tarrying, that will be, threatening, to come, uncertainty, unsurprised, upcoming, waiting for, watching for

ROGET THESAURUS

waiting

Expectation

N expectation, expectance, expectancy, anticipation, reckoning, calculation, foresight, contemplation, prospection, lookout, prospect, perspective, horizon, vista, destiny, suspense, waiting, abeyance, curiosity, anxious expectation, ardent expectation, eager expectation, breathless expectation, sanguine expectation, torment of Tantalus, hope, trust, auspices, assurance, confidence, presumption, reliance, expectant, expecting, in expectation, on the watch, open-eyed, open-mouthed, in wide-eyed anticipation, agape, gaping, all agog, on tenterhooks, on tiptoe, on the tiptoe of expectation, aux aguets, ready, curious, looking forward to, expected, long expected, foreseen, in prospect, prospective, in one's eye, in one's view, in the horizon, on the horizon, just over the horizon, just around the corner, around the corner, impending, on the watch, with breathless expectation, with bated breath, with rapt anticipation, arrectis auribus, we shall see, nous verrons, expectation whirls me round, the light at the end of the tunnel.


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