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. Jeff Flake:

    A fair and functioning judiciary is one of the pillars of our democracy, but the oversized and overburdened 9th Circuit has Arizonans waiting too long for justice, establishing a new circuit with stronger local, regional, and cultural ties will ease the burden across the West and ensure that the people of Arizona finally get the swift access to the courts they deserve.

  2. John Allard:

    I think he's done a real good job down there considering he's a Republican and he's had to work with Democratic senate house down there, i'm kind of waiting for Scott Walker but he hasn't even announced yet so I don't know whether he's going to run or not.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Waiting and expecting a destination in the way of a mirage; it results in another optical illusion, as a bare reality, such a journey carries only the failure of time and life.

  4. Matthew Chung:

    The city was still protesting. We were sitting in the car waiting and not knowing what was going to happen.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    Make yourself solely responsible for resolving problems with other people. If you wait for the other party to do something you may be waiting a long time.

Images & Illustrations of Waiting

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