• Wait Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To cause to wait; to defer; to postpone; -- said of a meal; as, to wait dinner.
  2. (v. i.) Ambush.
  3. (v. i.) One who watches; a watchman.
  4. (v. t.) To attend on; to accompany; especially, to attend with ceremony or respect.
  5. (v. i.) The act of waiting; a delay; a halt.
  6. (v. i.) Musicians who sing or play at night or in the early morning, especially at Christmas time; serenaders; musical watchmen.
  7. (v. i.) Hautboys, or oboes, played by town musicians; not used in the singular.
  8. (v. i.) To watch; to observe; to take notice.
  9. (v. i.) To stay or rest in expectation; to stop or remain stationary till the arrival of some person or event; to rest in patience; to stay; not to depart.
  10. (v. t.) To stay for; to rest or remain stationary in expectation of; to await; as, to wait orders.
  11. (v. t.) To attend as a consequence; to follow upon; to accompany; to await.

Await, Delay, Expect, Hold, Look, Postponement, Waiting,

• Wait-a-bit Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Any of several plants bearing thorns or stiff hooked appendages, which catch and tear the clothing,
  2. (n.) The greenbrier.
  3. (n.) Any of various species of hawthorn.
  4. (n.) The prickly ash.
  5. (n.) The grapple plant.
  6. (n.) In South Africa, one of numerous acacias and mimosas.