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. Kim Jong:

    If and when Kim Jong Un chooses to engage in constructive dialogue and actions, I am waiting.

  2. Foreign Minister Ebrard:

    If were successful, the number of people waiting for asylum in Mexico will decrease, if we fail, and if we dont get the results, well, were not going to have solid arguments to propose a different path.

  3. Ken Parker:

    I'm not gon na lie, like there were all kinds of people that went to Charlottesville that knew there were going to be a bunch of conflicts and they were just chomping at the bit waiting to be able to defend themselves with, like, extremely excessive force.

  4. Zhang Yanbing:

    Both retail and institutional investors become cautious in the absence of clear direction, think of this as psychological warfare; no one knows the direction for now, everyone is waiting for further good news to stimulate the market again.

  5. Robert Amsterdam:

    In respect to Gulen's activities in the United States, (the ruling) has no relevance at all, we are waiting for the U.S. regulatory authorities in those states to get back to us. We are expecting reactions in the next few months.

Images & Illustrations of waiting

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