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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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Synonyms for wait

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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References in periodicals archive ?
Simon, sounding like Michael Howard telling voters why the NHS would be in safe hands with the Tories, couldn't wait to tell the contestants that Amstrad offers value for money in the mass market.
When our son came up for the weekend, I couldn't wait to show him the pictures.
Something terrible had happened at school that day, and she couldn't wait for me to come home.
Wright has played under numerous top bosses, including Frank Clark and Kevin Keegan, and the ex-Newcastle and Manchester City star said: "I couldn't wait to get into management, it is something I have always wanted to do, even from when I was still playing in England.
The medical device failed; people couldn't wait not to buy it.
from left) little Harriet Hrafnsson giggles after receiving her Wonderkid medal, Theo Hayeck plays with a paper plane at his party table, Adikah Batool enjoys the special day and David Jones who is unable to play in daylight because of a rare allergy couldn't wait to ride on the fun fair
I couldn't wait for next month's issues of "Popular Science" and "Popular Mechanics" to show up in our mail box.
All nurses have heard people remark that they just couldn't wait to get out of the hospital because it was so lonely and "medicinal.
Biologists couldn't wait to use the structure to expand their biological paint boxes-for example, by changing the amino acids in or near the fluorophore.
His expression and posture betray fragile patience buckling under mounting curiosity, as if he were posing for a snapshot in his first Halloween costume, and couldn't wait to see the shocking phantasm he'd been made up to look like.
Willie Nelson couldn't wait to get on the road again -- the information superhighway, that is.
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.
A TEENAGE soldier shot dead by a rogue Afghan cop at the weekend couldn't wait to be 18 so he could go to Helmand.
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.