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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 for "await":

    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. Greg Abbott:

    The state of Texas is already prepared for the arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine, and will swiftly distribute these vaccines to Texans who voluntarily choose to be immunized, as we await the first shipment of these vaccines, we will work with communities to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

  2. Tyler Law:

    As we await final results in multiple districts, it is clear that Democrats are in a stronger position than ever to take back the House, and winning districts in California will be central to that path.

  3. 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.

  4. Teeuwe Mevissen:

    Markets are more or less in this wait and see mode where they await new news regarding the coronavirus, this will continue to be a very important theme for this week.

  5. Rick Meckler:

    This market is somewhere between trying to decide the interest rate, oil, dollar question while we await earnings. There's no real earnings out to give it any footing. It's just been drifting back and forth.


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