English dictionary definition of:



  • time during which some action is awaited
  • the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)


  • stay in one place and anticipate or expect something
  • wait before acting
  • look forward to the probable occurrence of
  • serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant


await delay expect hold hold back hold off look postponement time lag waiting waitress

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View spelling list ai words - set 1 and learn about the word wait in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for wait

Scrabble score = 7

generated at 14:34:45 on 22-06-17

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