What does waiting mean?

Definitions for waiting
ˈweɪ tɪŋwait·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word waiting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wait, waiting(adj)

    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)(adj)

    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. waiting(Noun)

    Watching.

  2. waiting(Noun)

    The act of staying or remaining in expectation.

  3. waiting(Noun)

    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

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Zarwaid Khan:

    We are watching and waiting.

  2. Cecilia Riddselius:

    Now, we're waiting for a reply.

  3. Xavier Bertrand:

    So what's he waiting for in France?

  4. Ali:

    Life is a moment waiting to happen.

  5. Buzz Aldrin:

    Mars is there, waiting to be reached.

Images & Illustrations of waiting

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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