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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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Veena
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How to say await in sign language?

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How to use await in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Brian Patrick:

    After months of investigation, Nancy Pelosi's foot soldiers produced a partisan report that continues the false narrative created by the Michigan Democratic Party, this matter has already been resolved and dismissed by the Federal Election Commission. We have fully cooperated in the investigation and eagerly await a timely resolution.

  3. Mike Shirkey:

    We will prepare to comply with this most recent ruling while we await the outcome of the appeal.

  4. Chris Burdett:

    We await to see the detailed requirements, how it will be policed and the penalties for non-compliance in order to judge whether the proposed legislation will actually have any teeth.

  5. Eleanor Holmes Norton:

    This could be the last snowstorm the D.C. area gets this winter, and may be one of the best for sledding in years, children and their parents should able to enjoy sledding on one of the best hills in the city. This is a one-time waiver that will allow Washington kids to sled while we await a more formal review of the ban, which will likely come after the last snow has fallen in our region.


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