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Noun: waiting  wey-ting
  1. The act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
    "the waiting was an ordeal for him";
    - wait
Adjective: waiting  wey-ting
  1. Being and remaining ready and available for use
    "waiting cars and limousines lined the curb"; "found her mother waiting for them"; "an impressive array of food ready and waiting for the guests"; "military forces ready and waiting";
    - ready and waiting
Verb: wait  weyt
  1. Stay in one place and anticipate or expect something
    "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"
     
  2. Delay acting
    - hold off, hold back
     
  3. Look forward to the probable occurrence of
    "he is waiting to be drafted";
    - expect, look, await
     
  4. Serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant
    "I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's";
    - waitress

Sounds like: waited, weiaiting, wei

Derived forms: waitings

See also: ready

Type of: act, inactivity, move, work

Encyclopedia: Waiting

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