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synonyms for wait upon

  • serve
  • watch
  • doctor
  • mind
  • nurse
  • tend
  • be in the service of
  • do for
  • look after
  • minister to
  • take care of
  • work for
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antonyms for wait upon

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  • ignore
  • neglect
  • be lazy
  • disregard
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How to use wait upon in a sentence

It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
As men fixed in the grip of nightmare, we were powerless—unable to do anything but wait.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
But what a magnificent plain is this we are entering upon: it is of immense extent.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WAIT UPON

  • be in the service of
  • do for
  • doctor
  • look after
  • mind
  • minister to
  • nurse
  • serve
  • take care of
  • tend
  • wait upon
  • watch
  • work for
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.