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, 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

How to pronounce waiting?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Abdelaziz Hassab:

    They will always be remembered as good kids, we all came here to find like peace and security away from war zones. But the destiny waiting for us here is... really crazy. An abandoned home The bodies of the victims were discovered in an abandoned home, Rusty York told WANE.

  2. Jacob Rappaport:

    Folks are waiting for the Fed today for some sort of guidance, but it's a head-scratcher that there's nothing that can hold this market down, there are not a lot of places to put money right now in a low-interest rate environment.

  3. Cecilia Riddselius:

    Now, we're waiting for a reply.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    I have been waiting for the administration to make a decision. I thought I owed them that, i can't wait too much longer. I am putting the White House on notice. I am going to tell you what I think soon because I can't wait.

  5. John Stephenson:

    It's a story about oil, and then we're waiting for the Fed later this week.

Images & Illustrations of waiting

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