wait for

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wait for (third-person singular simple present waits for, present participle waiting for, simple past and past participle waited for)

  1. To wait until the specified event occurs.
    Synonyms: await, wait on (colloquial); see also Thesaurus:wait for
    Wait for the light to change before you cross the street.
    What are you waiting for?
  2. To await the arrival of.
    Synonyms: await, wait on (colloquial); see also Thesaurus:wait for
    I'm waiting for my date.
    I'm waiting for the train.

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