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waiting [the ~] noun

  1. the waiting
  2. the waiting (being ready)

Translation Matrix for waiting:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
attente waiting anticipation; costume; dress; expectation; hope; looking forward to; outlook; pregnancy; prospect; waiting for; wear
fait d'être prêt being ready; waiting
- wait
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- ready and waiting
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- attendance; time of waiting

Related Words for "waiting":

Synonyms for "waiting":

Related Definitions for "waiting":

  1. being and remaining ready and available for use1
    • waiting cars and limousines lined the curb1
    • found her mother waiting for them1
  2. the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)1

Wiktionary Translations for waiting:

  1. The act of staying or remaining in expectation


wait verb

  1. wait (await)
    attendre; guetter
    • attendre verb (attends, attend, attendons, attendez, )
    • guetter verb (guette, guettes, guettons, guettez, )

wait [the ~] noun

  1. the wait (stop)
    l'halte; le frein

Translation Matrix for wait:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
frein stop; wait brake; brake-block; braking mechanism
guetter leer
halte stop; wait halt; halting-place; stop; stopping place; stopping-place
- delay; hold; postponement; time lag; waiting
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
attendre await; wait await; wait for
guetter await; wait be a Peeping Tom; glance; glare at; glint; look sharply at; peek; peep; peep at; peer; play the spy; spy; spy on; spy upon; watch
- await; expect; hold back; hold off; look; waitress
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- expect

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Synonyms for "wait":

Related Definitions for "wait":

  1. the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)1
    • the wait was an ordeal for him1
  2. time during which some action is awaited1
  3. look forward to the probable occurrence of1
    • he is waiting to be drafted1
  4. serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant1
    • I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's1
  5. stay in one place and anticipate or expect something1
    • I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets1
  6. wait before acting1

Wiktionary Translations for wait:

  1. delay until some event
  2. to serve customers
  1. a delay
  1. Ne pas bouger, rester l’on est pour la venue de quelque chose ou de quelqu’un.
  1. Traductions à trier suivant le sens

Cross Translation:
wait attendre wachten — op dezelfde plaats of in dezelfde situatie blijven tot iemand komt of iets gebeurt
wait garder abwarten — (intransitiv) passiv sein und allgemein beobachten
wait attendre beiten — (intransitiv) veraltet (in einigen oberdeutschen Dialekten erhalten): warten, erwarten, harren, zögern
wait attendre; espérer warten — (intransitiv) Zeit verstreichen lassen beziehungsweise untätig sein, bis ein bestimmter Zustand eintreffen

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