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Synonyms for wait

stand by

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be postponed

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  • be postponed
  • be suspended
  • be delayed
  • be put off
  • be put back
  • be deferred
  • be put on hold
  • be shelved
  • be tabled
  • be held over
  • be put on ice
  • be put on the back burner
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wait around

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wait for or on something or someone

wait on or upon someone

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wait up

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Synonyms for wait

to continue to be in a place

to stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave

wait on: to work and care for

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wait on: to place food before (someone)

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an act or the time of waiting

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the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)

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wait before acting

look forward to the probable occurrence of

serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant

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People may find it strange I opted for Limavady as my first job in management, but after having a chat with their chairman, I couldn't wait to take the job.
When we first heard about Nick and Penny, we couldn't wait to contribute to the campaign by bringing these eye-catching characters into three-dimensional, living color.
Pippa, 28, couldn't wait to show off her son when she got back home and posted an online snap of the infant with 32-year-old Brian.
A couple of times I've said I couldn't wait and wanted my money back, and you should have seen the look I got.
Because one of the colleagues with whom she'd just worked couldn't wait to run to teacher and sneak about a remark, admittedly awful, made during an off-air conversation.
Not something I've had done in those circumstances, but hardly a hanging offence and yet a colleague couldn't wait to report her.
I couldn't wait until I was old enough to be on the Big League team,'' said pitcher Chad Smith, an incoming junior at Thousand Oaks High, who as a 16-year-old is the youngest player on a team loaded with recent high school graduates and junior college players.
We approached the evening breathless and excited; the only thing we'd lacked would now be ours in abundance, and we couldn't wait.
I couldn't wait to get my hands on Silver Moon: Your Magical Guide to Working with the Moon.
I COULDN'T wait for the opportunity to write this letter regarding the bus services, especially the 17 and 19 routes.
But I couldn't wait to tell her because it means we can put a deposit on a new car and a deposit on a new house, which we have been talking about for years.
It was based on a TV interview given in the US in which he said that when he was a kid he couldn't wait to get away from Tyneside.
I couldn't wait for the game to start, though at 1-0 up, I couldn't wait for it to finish.
Some couldn't wait and anticipated it by taking their own (and others') lives.
Bruce was amazed at the price he got and Steve couldn't wait to get his hands on it.
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