What does waiting mean?

Definitions for waiting
ˈweɪ tɪŋwait·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wait, waitingadjective

    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)adjective

    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. waitingnoun

    Watching.

  2. waitingnoun

    The act of staying or remaining in expectation.

  3. waitingnoun

    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

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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. Noppadon Kanthawong:

    Coach Ake is very dedicated to the team, he would be there at the field waiting for kids to show up after school. It is a great way to keep healthy, away from screens and have friends. I can tell that they are very close to each other.

  2. Karen Tumlin:

    Some( DACA-eligible immigrants) have been waiting for so many years to get through, which is why the delays in the biometrics piece is heartbreaking, if not now, when are they going to get through ?

  3. Ahmed Shadoul:

    We have five trucks waiting to enter Taiz but we're not able to do that despite the fact that we've got all the approvals from all the parties, the trucks are around Taiz city and they have been there for almost three weeks but we didn't manage to get into the city.

  4. Alexandra Frankel:

    It’s frustrating because I was waiting online for two hours and I don’t even know now if this is legit.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    If you need anything don't just continue waiting for it. Rather, dare to go for it. For, the more you wait the more it delays and delay is often dangerous. -Emeasoba George

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