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Synonyms for await
əˈweɪtawait

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Wiktionary

  1. awaitverb

    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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. expect, look, await, waitverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. awaitverb

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

  2. awaitverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "await":

    expect, wait, awaiting, awaits

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How to use await in a sentence?

  1. Abu Salman:

    Know that the lions of the caliphate are in your cities they are in Paris, they are in France. They are in all European capitals. They just await one order to do what they have to do.

  2. Craig Reedie:

    It’s been a little bit of a firestorm ; I think the World Anti-Doping Agency has been pretty clear in its views that the allegations were based on data that was questionable from a scientific and a legal point of view, our scientists and experts have already started working down in Monaco and we await the results of those investigations with interest.

  3. The Baltimore-based university:

    We have determined that it is prudent to hold this tournament without spectators, we are not making any determination about other JHU events at this time; while we await further guidance from public health authorities, we will be assessing large events on a case-by-case basis.

  4. Benito Mussolini:

    Yes, madam, I am finished. My star has fallen. I work and I try, yet know that all is but a farce.... I await the end of the tragedy and – strangely detached from everything – I do not feel any more an actor. I feel I am the last of spectators.

  5. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz:

    More gas and oil discoveries await us, there is no certainty on this matter, but there is a reasonable chance that further discoveries are waiting to be made.


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