Definition - wait

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  1. wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment"
  2. the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); "the wait was an ordeal for him"
  3. time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
  4. look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"
  5. serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant; "I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's"
  6. stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"