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Meaning of wait

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay
           caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
           [syn: {delay}, {hold}, {time lag}, {postponement}, {wait}]
      2: the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while
         expecting something); "the wait was an ordeal for him" [syn:
         {wait}, {waiting}]
      v 1: stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I
           had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"
      2: wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their
         results until they repeated the experiment" [syn: {wait},
         {hold off}, {hold back}]
      3: 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" [syn: {expect},
         {look}, {await}, {wait}]
      4: serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant; "I'm waiting
         on tables at Maxim's" [syn: {wait}, {waitress}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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