What does wait on mean?

Definitions for wait on

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wait on.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. serve, attend to, wait on, attend, assist(verb)

    work for or be a servant to

    "May I serve you?"; "She attends the old lady in the wheelchair"; "Can you wait on our table, please?"; "Is a salesperson assisting you?"; "The minister served the King for many years"


  1. wait on(Verb)

    To wait for an event.

  2. wait on(Verb)

    To wait for a person to do something.

  3. wait on(Verb)

    To serve someone.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wait on in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wait on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Congreve, The Mourning Bride:

    For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds.

  2. Alan Gayle:

    I suspect that traders are going to wait on the sidelines for Federal Reserve results.

  3. Alan Gayle:

    We're coming up on zero hour for this crisis and it may well be that a number of investors will prefer to wait on the sidelines for the dust to settle.

  4. Alan Gayle:

    We've got some first-tier economic data( today) that is going to be analyzed, but largely ignored, i suspect that traders are going to wait on the sidelines for Federal Reserve results.

  5. Jenn Andrews:

    If you find something, don’t wait on it, if it’s continuous, you need to go to the doctor. It’s scary and you might be told something you don’t want to be told, but the more proactive you are and the quicker you go, the better chance you have at it not being this large issue.

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