What does WAITING mean?

Definitions for WAITING
ˈweɪ tɪŋWAITING

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word WAITING.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wait, waiting(adj)

    the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)

    "the wait was an ordeal for him"

  2. waiting, ready and waiting(p)(adj)

    being and remaining ready and available for use

    "waiting cars and limousines lined the curb"; "found her mother waiting for them"; "an impressive array of food ready and waiting for the guests"; "military forces ready and waiting"

Wiktionary

  1. waiting(Noun)

    Watching.

  2. waiting(Noun)

    The act of staying or remaining in expectation.

  3. waiting(Noun)

    Attendance, service.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waiting

    of Wait

  2. Waiting

    a. & n. from Wait, v

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WAITING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1237

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WAITING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1004

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WAITING' in Nouns Frequency: #2979

How to pronounce WAITING?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say WAITING in sign language?

  1. waiting

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of WAITING in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of WAITING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of WAITING in a Sentence

  1. Caitlin Kell:

    Everybody's life is already planned out for them. It has been that way since the day they were born. Although they may think they can change or control life, it's nothing but a series of events waiting to happen.  

  2. John Steenhuisen:

    Our fight is to lift more people out of poverty and lift them into opportunity, and restore the dignity of many South Africans who are still, 25 years after the end of apartheid, waiting for their freedom.

  3. Brandon Buell:

    We keep waiting for it to kind of disappear and Jaxon be a 'flavor of the week'— but [the media attention] is not going away, it is surreal, it’s humbling, overwhelming and odd to be about our family and our son, but he certainly deserves it.

  4. Assad Serhal:

    She should make the trip at the end of the summer, and we are waiting for her arrival in Ethiopia, hopefully with a hatched bird with her, we hope that culture, nature, human beings will prevail above being destroyed by war.

  5. Benjamin Haydon:

    Men who have reached and passed forty-five, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this.

Images & Illustrations of WAITING

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