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.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Ambush; cutting off vessels by means of boats hidden in coves which they must pass in their course.
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 eagerly await The Results.
We patiently await their counter-proposal.
We will prepare to comply with this most recent ruling while we await the outcome of the appeal.
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.
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Translations for await
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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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