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

How to pronounce waiting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say waiting in sign language?

  1. waiting

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. Arif Hossain:

    I have been waiting for this slide to start, the properties that I am looking for were selling around A$1 million just some months back. They have now fallen below A$900,000 but still there is no sale.

  2. Ben Pfeiffer:

    There are times for some prostate cancer patients when watchful waiting is by far the best option.

  3. Serkan Toto:

    Everyone is waiting for the PS5 now.

  4. Quincy Krosby:

    The market is waiting to hear from the Fed... and whether they will deviate at all from their latest stance - and I call it an active dovish position - and to see if they continue to lay the groundwork for a rate cut perhaps later in the summer.

  5. Demetrius Anderson:

    I'm overjoyed but waiting for official paperwork.

Images & Illustrations of waiting

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