Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


At the head of the stairs they parted, Milbrey joining the lady who had waited for him.

But as I gather it, after you shot Bill Dozier you simply sat on your horse and waited.

He waited an eternity; in actual time it was exactly ten minutes.

She paused, with a look of expectation, as if she waited for my consenting answer.

His face had a patient, expectant look, as if he waited for them to do something.

That's why he pulled up his hoss and waited for Allister to make the first move for his gun.

Andrew walked squarely out into the middle of the ravine and waited.

As a rule he waited on the top of the hill in the clump of pines.

We waited and waited for him and couldn't imagine why he didn't come.

I felt somewhat easy in my mind, and waited to be set to work.