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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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This waiter-in-training program wrapped up at the Last Supper, when he taught them to wash each other's feet; and after the Resurrection (Acts 6), we learn that the apostles had two jobs--to preach the gospel and to wait upon the widows.
In 2005, millions of God's children desperately wait upon our capacity to trust God, that we might do a little letting go.
Thirdly, members pledged themselves to wait upon the means of grace, especially Sunday worship and the celebration of the Lord's Supper, but also their own private prayer and reading of the scriptures.
Indeed, one of the hidden weaknesses of the Perkins program has been that many poor families, uncertain of their relative economic situations, are discouraged from applying for federal aid in the first place because, having revealed a great deal of very personal information, they must wait upon some incomprehensible (and, from their perspective, most likely unfair) determination by some distant bureaucrat of their eligibility and the amount of aid they would have coming to them.
He must know how each pitcher responds to motivation, who to light a fire under, and who to coddle and wait upon.
According to Mahayana Buddhist teachings, "A pupil should always rise when his teacher enters, wait upon him, follow his instructions well, not neglect an offering for him, and listen respectfully to his teaching.
Your newspaper needs to simmer down and wait upon a definition of an adequate education, and then see what schools meet the requirements.
But she must wait upon nature and her unpredictable processes.
There are hundreds of thousands of mothers across Britain who have full-time jobs and, no doubt, some of them find time for charity as well, even though they do not have an army of nannies and flunkies to wait upon them and their offspring.
Second: You hear glib talk about how change in Iraq must wait upon change in Palestine, as if the Saddam Hussein regime felt, or even represented, a sincere concern for the victims of the occupation.
A sticker on Haziel Albury's golf cart windshield proclaims: "But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength.
I am led by the celebrated present to the now of love and friendship and do not wait upon these after some prerequisites are met.
Captain Carpenter mounted up one day And rode straightway into a stranger rogue That looked unchristian but be that as may The Captain did not wait upon prologue.
The personal nature of medical practice in early America was demonstrated by a doctor who, in setting up his practice, advertised that he would be glad to wait upon the public but that his first concern was for "his friends in particular.