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synonyms for await

  • anticipate
  • attend
  • count on
  • stay
  • hope
  • sweat
  • be prepared for
  • be ready for
  • cool one's heels
  • hang around
  • hang in
  • hang out
  • look for
  • look forward to
  • sweat it out
See also synonyms for: awaited / awaiting / awaits

antonyms for await

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  • doubt
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The verb await (wait for) implies being alert and ready, whether for good or evil: to await news after a cyclone. Hope implies a wish that an event may take place and an expectation that it will: to hope for the best. Expect implies confidently believing, usually for good reasons, that an event will occur: to expect a visit from a friend. To anticipate is to look forward to an event and even to picture it: Do you anticipate trouble?

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How to use await in a sentence

I am therefore quite sure I shall be content to await his father's consent, should it not come these many years.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The hour was beyond the time in which he ought to have been in the imperial boudoir, to await the hand of his intended bride.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I was obliged to remain behind, as I had promised my travelling companion to await his arrival.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
For new taxes, however, it would doubtless be necessary to await the formation of a new ministry.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
General Miller then relinquished the pursuit and returned to Yloilo to await reinforcements for a campaign through the Island.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
When you reach her door, if the servant has not preceded and announced you, knock, and await her invitation to enter.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Nothing remained to be done but to await, as patiently as possible, the blow that was inevitably to fall.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
When the procession had passed, I found it was expected that we should await its return, which I was well pleased to do.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
And together they entered the dark, deserted station to await the night express for Paris.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
A Scotch pastor was trying to give a farmer of his parish an idea of the delights which await us in Paradise.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
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