What does Waiting mean?

Definitions for Waiting
ˈweɪ tɪŋWait·ing

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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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Alisha Mavis:

    We have so many patients waiting, the other opportunity is we can do living donors. So we gladly accept altruistic living donors to where someone says I'd like to be worked up as a donor for someone I don't know and may never know, but I would be glad to donate.

  2. Kelly Ranum:

    OPOs work every day to maximize organ donations and bring lifesaving organs to those on the transplant waiting list.

  3. Donald Graham:

    Climate change or not, these fires were a disaster waiting to happen.

  4. Don Cunningham:

    Even the more moderate Republicans are giving Joe Biden a chance and waiting and seeing, that doesn't mean in November that they're going to vote Democratic, but it certainly means that there's more of a calm and acceptance and not a backlash immediately.

  5. William Dudley:

    I don't favor waiting until I sort of see the whites in inflation's eyes.

Images & Illustrations of Waiting

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