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waiting, wait
n. the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); "the wait was an ordeal for him"
time lag, wait, postponement, hold, delay
n. time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
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wait, await, look, expect
v. 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"
waitress, wait
v. serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant; "I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's"
wait
v. stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"
hold back, hold off, wait
v. wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment"
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time interval, interval
n. a definite length of time marked off by two instants
go for, hope
v. intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
foreknow, previse, foresee, anticipate
v. realize beforehand
stonewall
v. engage in delaying tactics or refuse to cooperate; "The President stonewalled when he realized the plot was being uncovered by a journalist"
desire, trust, hope
v. expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
filibuster
v. obstruct deliberately by delaying
counter, forestall, foresee, anticipate
v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
stay, abide, bide
v. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
pause, hesitate
v. interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"
procrastinate
v. postpone or delay needlessly; "He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late"
stay on, remain, continue, stay
v. continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
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