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Definitions of wait:
  • noun:   the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
    Example: "The wait was an ordeal for him"
  • noun:   time during which some action is awaited
  • verb:   serve as a waiter in a restaurant
    Example: "I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's"
  • verb:   stay in one place and anticipate or expect something
    Example: "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"
  • verb:   wait before acting
  • verb:   look forward to the probable occurrence of
    Example: "He is waiting to be drafted"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #10691)

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