Definitions for waiting
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word waiting.
the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
"the wait was an ordeal for him"
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"
The act of staying or remaining in expectation.
Waiting is a song by American rock band Green Day. It was released as the third single from their sixth album, Warning, and is the tenth track. The song peaked at number 26 on the Billboard Modern Rock chart. The melody of the song is somewhat similar to that of "Do You Wanna Dance?" by Bobby Freeman as well as Petula Clark's "Downtown."The song also appeared as the 20th track on their International Superhits! in 2001.
Waiting is the act of remaining stationary or in a state of anticipation, typically for something or someone to arrive, happen, or be ready. It involves patiently passing time without engaging in other activities, often with expectations or hope for a desired outcome or event. Waiting can vary in duration and may involve feelings of anticipation, impatience, or boredom, depending on the situation and individual perspective.
a. & n. from Wait, v
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Rank popularity for the word 'waiting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1237
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Rank popularity for the word 'waiting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1004
Rank popularity for the word 'waiting' in Nouns Frequency: #2979
The numerical value of waiting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of waiting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
To fulfill our lives and be happy, we have to enjoy the little things, see the beauty around us instead of waiting for big things to enjoy, or you will just pass life by waiting.
It’s like a race, the name of the game right now is just waiting, waiting, waiting and hoping.
The name of the game right now is just waiting, waiting, waiting and hoping.
Many are waiting for to the day they can say "Eureka!, I have found it! ". They are not waiting for some kind of device that has still to be invented. They are anticipating the moment all scattered pieces of their life can be gathered. All essential parts of the intricate make-up of their identity are waiting to be revealed and comprehended. The magic "Eureka moment" allows them to enliven and dress up their expectations for the future. (“Waiting for Eureka” )
Our patients are waiting for us, our colleagues are also waiting for us to take our shift, these are human beings, they are in their beds, they are waiting for blood tests, they are waiting for their blood pressure tests, they are waiting for us to feed them, they are waiting.
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- odotus, odottaminenFinnish
- इंतज़ार मेंHindi
- bedienen, afwachten, wachtenDutch
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