What does Waiting mean?

Definitions for Waiting
ˈweɪ tɪŋWait·ing

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. Emeasoba George:

    Whatever that God calls anyone to do, he equally equips him or her for it. Let's take prophet Jeremiah as a case study. He (Jeremiah) was destined to be a prophet even before he was formed or made in his mother's womb (Jeremiah 1 : 5). And that's why, when he complained that he was not outspoken or eloquent enough for his call and destiny. God neglected his complaints, because he already knew that he has wholly equiped him for the task in question. Now, that is to say, whatever you need to fulfill your God-given destiny is already deposited right inside you. So what else are you still waiting for? Anyway, what you've got to do is just to discover and fulfill your destiny by all means. And believe you me, the very moment your destiny is discovered and fulfilled. You will surely and eventually make a global impact and positive change in your lifetime or rather in the world just like prophet Jeremiah, biblical Joseph, king David, Zig Ziglar, Martin Luther King Jnr., Dr. Myles Munroe, Dr. Uma Ukpai, Chinua Achebe among others. Nevertheless, I so much believe in destiny. I don't know about you or rather what about you?

  2. Erik Pevernagie:

    Waiting is a battle against time. Waiting is time going by and it can be enjoyed, when we are in a privileged state of hope or looking forward. Conversely, waiting can be time wasted or killed, when we are in a state of distress and anguish. ("Waiting for a place behind the geraniums " )

  3. Ellen Snare:

    With the uptick in interest rates, with the Fed signaling two more rate hikes this year, and with people waiting for the bogeyman around the corner, there is real worry that the loan market may be starting to turn, borrowers are getting a sense that if that happens they're going to have to pay more, so they want to get into the market sooner rather than later.

  4. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    We have been behind this virus from day one. We are waiting to see what the virus does, you don't win on defense. You win on offense. You have to get ahead of this.

  5. Charlene Dmp:

    Currently we are waiting for the helicopter to save us.

Images & Illustrations of Waiting

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