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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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SNP leader John Swinney said Scots patients now faced the longest waits ``since records began''.
Cleveland and the San Francisco Bay Area performed poorly when comparing wait times to wait time satisfaction levels.
We asked them about the average wait and the number of patients waiting for 58 common procedures.
Similarly, when the time spent waiting in the examination room was greater than 10 minutes, 66% of patients who spent less than 15 minutes with the physician were dissatisfied with the wait time, while 10% of those who spent more than 15 minutes with the physician were dissatisfied.
But what is the nature and practice of these waiting ones and how are we called to wait with them and like them?
We eventually reach the hospital only to be told that the specialist hadn't time to wait but we will be seen by someone else if only we would wait.
But on Sunday the American Oaks was brought home by Wait a While, a gray filly who was bred in Kentucky and did her best work for trainer Todd Pletcher in Florida and New York.
Students wait for report cards, high school seniors for acceptance (or rejection) letters.
Wait until they are both over each other, because you don't want to hurt your BFF or rush into things with your crush.
Yesterday's figures showed in May 2010, 20,662 people had to wait more than 18 weeks for treatment.
Unlike basic wait time displays, InQuicker provides its users with projected treatment times so they can arrive and be promptly seen by a health care provider and offers instant primary care appointments online.
And outpatients also face a longer wait of four days on average.
For the first time we've brought together the figures that show how long you now have to wait to see an NHS consultant as an outpatient for any number of common complaints.
The client will have to wait a specified number of days before benefits begin.
the recognized standard in enterprise master person index (EMPI) software for the healthcare industry, today announced that Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in the province of Ontario, Canada, has selected and begun deployment of Initiate Identity Hub(TM) software to support the province's strategy to reduce wait times for key medical procedures, including cancer surgery.