Definition of Waiting

1. Noun. The act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something). "The wait was an ordeal for him"

Exact synonyms: Wait
Generic synonyms: Inactivity
Derivative terms: Wait, Wait



2. Adjective. Being and remaining ready and available for use. "Military forces ready and waiting"
Exact synonyms: Ready And Waiting
Similar to: Ready

Definition of Waiting

1. Verb. (present participle of wait) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) Watching. ¹

3. Noun. The act of staying or remaining in expectation. ¹

4. Noun. Attendance, service. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Waiting

1. the act of one who waits [n -S]

Medical Definition of Waiting

1. From Wait, In waiting, in attendance; as, lords in waiting. Waiting gentlewoman, a woman who waits upon a person of rank. Waiting maid, Waiting woman, a maid or woman who waits upon another as a personal servant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Waiting

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waiting (current term)
waiting area
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waiting moves
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