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waiting

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  • verbpause, rest
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Synonyms for waiting

verb pause, rest
  • await
  • delay
  • expect
  • hang
  • linger
  • remain
  • stand by
  • stay
  • stick around
  • watch
  • abide
  • anticipate
  • bide
  • dally
  • foresee
  • stall
  • tarry
  • bide one's time
  • cool it
  • fill time
  • hang around
  • hang onto your hat
  • hang out
  • hold back
  • hold everything
  • hold on
  • hold the phone
  • hole up
  • keep shirt on
  • lie in wait
  • lie low
  • look for
  • look forward to
  • mark time
  • put on hold
  • save it
  • sit tight
  • sit up for
  • stay up for
  • sweat it

Antonyms for waiting

  • advance
  • go
  • hurry
  • leave
  • rush
  • carry on
  • move
  • carry out
  • do
  • forge
  • forward
  • go ahead
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to waiting

abeyance

noun. being inactive or suspended
  • discontinuation
  • dormancy
  • inactivity
  • intermission
  • latency
  • postponement
  • quiescence
  • recess
  • remission
  • suspension
  • temporarily deferred
  • waiting

ambush

noun. lying in wait; concealed position
  • ambuscade
  • ambushment
  • camouflage
  • concealment
  • deception
  • hiding
  • hiding place
  • lurking
  • pitfall
  • shelter
  • trap
  • trick
  • waiting
  • waylaying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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