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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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But the longest waiting times for treatment are at St Vincent's where almost 50 per cent of people wait a year or more before being admitted for treatment.
Is it possible that we are made to wait because the track we are on is not the one God wants for us?
This was the highest proportion since 2.8 per cent of patients faced waits longer than six weeks in October 2014.
Every trust in Birmingham and the surrounding area, apart from Sandwell and West Birmingham, saw the proportion of attendances where patients faced waits of 12 hours or longer hit their highest level since at least 2011/12.
"Generally, patient wait times are measured from receipt of referral by a hospital, to the start of treatment.
The letter signed by Gymkhana secretary Air Commodore Harjit S Sassan reads: " In case, you do not wish to pay the above mentioned amount, kindly let us know and collect your initial deposit." Insiders say the " unexpected" waiting fee hike has been " enforced to declog the wait list as many are expected to take their initial deposit refund".
Burris' legal dispute with Wait has nothing to do with dental care.
EATING disorder sufferers in England can wait for up to 182 days for mental health treatment, according to new NHS figures.
The Welsh Government wants 95% of patients to wait less than 26 weeks from the date the referral letter was received in the hospital.
Patients are being forced to wait more than two years to see a specialist doctor--"the hidden waiting list" before waiting up to another two years for surgery.
THOUSANDS of patients are having to wait longer than the Government's four-hour target at accident and emergency.
Unlike traditional face-to-face marketing, within the context of electronic market, consumers usually have to wait to receive products and services after placing orders.
Wait times are an increasingly popular measure of health care delivery.
The more afraid we are, the more difficult it becomes to wait. But Advent is a season that is necessarily marked by waiting.
Then I wait until the assistant actually notices me and I buy my stamps.