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wait

synonym (synonym of wait)

  • (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something) (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    wait before acting (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    look forward to the probable occurrence of (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant (verb.social)
     

hypernym (wait IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant (verb.social)
    exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity (verb.social)
     
  • the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something) (noun.act)
    being inactive; being less active (noun.act)
     
  • time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
     
  • wait before acting (verb.stative)
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF wait relation)

  • look forward to the probable occurrence of (verb.cognition)
    look forward to the birth of a child (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    expect or hope for (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    turn one's interests or expectations towards (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    hold the phone line open (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    be excited or anxious about (verb.emotion)
     
  • stay in one place and anticipate or expect something (verb.stative)
    wait in hiding to attack (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    wait or pass the time aimlessly or futilely; be kept waiting (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be available or ready for a certain function or service (verb.stative)
     
  • time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
    a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the extent to which something is delayed or held back (noun.time)
     
  • wait before acting (verb.stative)
    wait uncompromisingly for something desirable (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
     

verb group (wait is verb group of ....)

  • look forward to the probable occurrence of (verb.cognition)
    regard something as probable or likely (verb.cognition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from wait)

  • (noun.cognition)
    something expected (as on the basis of a norm) (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who waits or awaits (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    anticipating with confidence of fulfillment (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    marked by eager anticipation (adj.all)
     
  • serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant (verb.social)
    a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a woman waiter (noun.person)
     
  • stay in one place and anticipate or expect something (verb.stative)
    the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who waits or awaits (noun.person)
     
  • the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something) (noun.act)
    stay in one place and anticipate or expect something (verb.stative)
     
  • time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
    slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to stop (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    wait before acting (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    stop dealing with (verb.stative)
     
  • wait before acting (verb.stative)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation delay hold waiting hold back await expect inactivity break intermission work act move extension moratorium retardation expect look forward anticipate expect check arrest halt hold back hold off delay

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