expect, look, await, wait(verb)
look forward to the probable occurrence of
"We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"
A waiting for; ambush.
Watching, watchfulness, suspicious observation.
To wait for.
I await your reply to my letter.
To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for
Glorious rewards await the good in heaven, eternal suffering awaits mortal sinners in hell.
To wait on, serve or attend (to).
To watch, observe.
To wait (on or upon).
To wait; to stay in waiting.
to watch for; to look out for
to wait on, serve, or attend
to wait for; to stay for; to expect. See Expect
to be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for; as, a glorious reward awaits the good
to wait (on or upon)
to wait; to stay in waiting
a waiting for; ambush; watch; watching; heed
Origin: [OF. awaitier, agaitier; (L. ad) + waitier, gaitier to watch, F. guetter. See Wait.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-wāt′, v.t. to wait or look for: to be in store for: to attend: (obs.) to lie in wait for, to watch. [Through Fr. from the common Teutonic root of Ger. wacht, en, Eng. Wait.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'await' in Verbs Frequency: #709
The numerical value of await in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of await in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of await in a Sentence
We patiently await their counter-proposal.
I ask you all to join me in supporting my deputy and his co-accused as they also await their overdue vindication.
I do not have any expectations that I should stay permanently, but we will await the outcome of the investigation.
The market is probably going to have an upward bias for most of the session as investors await the ECB( decision) tomorrow.
If this strike was successful - and we still await confirmation of that - it will be a strike at the heart of ISIL (Islamic State).
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- اِنْتَظَرَ, يَنْتَظِرُArabic
- чака́ць, ждацьBelarusian
- ча́кам, оча́квам, очаквам, обслу́жвамBulgarian
- অপেক্ষা করাBengali
- esperarCatalan, Valencian
- čekat, očekávatCzech
- erwarten, harrenGerman
- منتظر ... بودن, منتظر شدنPersian
- palvella, odottaa, olettaa, tarkkailla, tarjoillaFinnish
- attendre, servirFrench
- इंतज़ार करनाHindi
- aspettare, attendere, servireItalian
- күту, тосуKazakh
- ចាំ, រងចាំKhmer
- exspecto, expecto, opperiorLatin
- gaidīt, sagaidītLatvian
- очекува, чекаMacedonian
- verwachten, wachten, afwachten, bedienen, dienen, klaarliggen, liggenDutch
- oczekiwać, czekaćPolish
- aguardar, esperarPortuguese
- aștepta, servi masaRomanian
- подожда́ть, ожида́ть, обслу́живать, ждать, обслужи́тьRussian
- очекивати, чекати, čekati, očekivatiSerbo-Croatian
- čakať, očakávaťSlovak
- чека́ти, жда́ти, очі́куватиUkrainian
- انتظار کرناUrdu
- chờ đợi, chờ, đợiVietnamese
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