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Waiting

Pronunciation of Waiting
/wˈe͡ɪtɪŋ/, /wˈe‍ɪtɪŋ/, /w_ˈeɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ/

Synonyms for waiting:

Sense 1

expectant.

reserved

reserve.

Other synonyms and related words:

expectant, reserve, ready and waiting, postponement, wait, time lag, ready, delay.

act (noun)

wait.

waiting (noun)

ready, wait, ready and waiting.

hesitating (verb)

faltering, Delaying, shrinking, halting, Recoiling, Pausing, hesitating, balking.

remaining (verb)

enduring, lasting, remaining, lingering, Tarrying, prevailing, persisting.

resting (verb)

settling, tranquilizing, Quieting, sleeping, standing, settling down, Becalming, fixing, Resting, slumbering, calming, Staying, Vegetating, Stagnating, subsiding, marking time, Stilling.

Usage examples for waiting:

  • After waiting a long time she went on as before. - "Cord and Creese", James de Mille.
  • He's down there waiting for me, and I'm going to him." - "The Bondboy", George W. (George Washington) Ogden.
  • So he- Was it waiting at Weymouf? - "The Holiday Round", A. A. Milne.

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