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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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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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In Lothian, 1682 patents waited more than four hours and 50 waited more than 12 hours.
The people of Israel were miraculously delivered from slavery in Egypt, led across the Red Sea by the mighty hand of Moses--and then they waited.
But the NHS Information and Statistics Division calculated last December that 3382 people had waited more than 12 months for treatment.
The average times waited per person in this study were one-third higher than those found in the 1991 study.
Only five patients waited more than 22 weeks to receive their treatment.
In Glendale, customers waited elbow to elbow, craning their necks to see whether their number was finally up.
In-patients waited 40 days on average from when they saw a specialist to the timethey received treatment.
Only 37 per cent of people waited less than a month for an outpatient appointment and 5 per cent waited more than 26 weeks,
Not only have we eliminated all of them, we have also treated 18,000 people who had waited 15, 16 and 17 months.
Just under 200,000 people are waiting for their first hospital appointment with 167,000 being seen in under six months but 290 patients are in the queue having waited longer than the 12 months target.
Around 800 of these patients have been treated in English hospitals after they waited than a year and a half for an operation at their local hospital.
In North Wales, the figure was 35,657, of which 1,224 waited more than 12 months.
Officials said some students waited up to two hours for a bus.
A total of 67,800 patients are waiting to be admitted to hospital for treatment and of these 53,000 have waited less than six months.