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Synonyms for await
əˈweɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expect, look, await, wait(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    count, search, appear, depend, hold back, seem, carry, hold off, front, reckon, look, gestate, wait, bet, attend, require, anticipate, waitress, take care, have a bun in the oven, face, ask, calculate, expect, bear, see

Wiktionary

  1. await(verb)

    To wait for.

    I await your reply to my letter.

    Synonyms:
    wait for, anticipate, listen

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. await

    To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide," Lyte Hymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.

    Synonyms:
    abide, anticipate, bear, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, inhabit, live, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait, watch

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. await(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    expect, abide, wait for, stay for, look for, be in readiness for

  2. await(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    attend, be in store for, be prepared for, be ready for

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    expect, wait, awaiting, awaits

How to pronounce await?

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Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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How to say await in sign language?

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How to use await in a sentence?

  1. William Schaffner:

    This study illuminates that a large proportion of the population was susceptible and can indeed await potential infection down the road this summer, and especially this winter.

  2. Damian Caraballo:

    Caraballo said. Dr. Damian Caraballo was quarantined with his wife and kids in Tampa while awaiting his test results. (Contributed photo) Caraballos nasal test swab was sent out to California where he had to await the results for 6.5 days. Its been frustrated to see other countries -- like South Korea-- have widespread testing and their doctors wearing what looks like spacesuits to treat patients, he said. Meanwhile,the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising doctors dealing with a shortage of facemasks to use a bandana or scarf to care for COVID-19 patients as a last resort. Health care professionals without masks in contact with a COVID-19 patient are advised to stay away from work for 14 days, setting up a scenario for many more doctors and nurses to be absent from the frontlines. The CDC recommendations sound like were in athird world country.

  3. Trump Organization:

    Various facilities are temporarily closed given local, state and federal mandates, we anxiously await the day when this pandemic is over and our world-class facilities can reopen.

  4. Simon Coveney:

    In the next two weeks, we need to see written proposals. It needs to happen two weeks from the summit, if there is no progress on the backstop, we are in for an uncertain summer. At this point we need written proposals on the Irish backstop consistent with what was agreed. We await written proposals from the British side.

  5. Franck Don:

    We will remain vigilant about the social impact and await a clearer and more detailed picture of the plan's implications for plants, volume, and how much work will be given to the foundries, but the project in the form it's been presented makes sense because the two groups complement each other, are in good financial health, and thanks to the new format will attain a critical size which is vital in the auto business today.


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