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Synonyms for waiting
ˈweɪ tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wait, waiting(adj)

    the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)

    "the wait was an ordeal for him"

    Synonyms:
    postponement, wait, time lag, hold, delay

    Antonyms:
    unready

  2. waiting, ready and waiting(p)(adj)

    being and remaining ready and available for use

    "waiting cars and limousines lined the curb"; "found her mother waiting for them"; "an impressive array of food ready and waiting for the guests"; "military forces ready and waiting"

    Antonyms:
    unready

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. waiting(n.)

    Synonyms:
    staying, delaying, tarrying

  2. waiting(n.)

    Synonyms:
    expectation, abeyance

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  1. waiting

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1275hold
#1516expected
#2071wait
#2633waiting
#3446delay
#5242pending
#6797hoping
#9960hoped
#10184expecting
#11287suspense
#11615expectation
#12417meantime
#12474awaiting
#13927standby
#16308anticipation
#21122awaits
#30837queuing
#42034postponement
#54597retest
#165779sufferance

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