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synonyms for waiting on

  • arrange
  • attend
  • care for
  • deal
  • deliver
  • help
  • minister
  • nurse
  • portion
  • ready
  • set
  • tend
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How to use waiting on in a sentence

Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
At Felipe's cry, the women waiting in the hall hurried in, wailing aloud as their first glance showed them all was over.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Sam sat opposite him in perfect silence, waiting, with eager curiosity, for the termination of the scene.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
She had sent away her attendants, bolted the door against her mother, and sat waiting her summons.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Without waiting for the answer to this last question, Blanche threw herself upon Mrs. Vivian.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
I had no idea of going back to Benton right away, and sitting around Fort Walsh waiting for something to turn up was not my taste.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The carriage, waiting to convey them away, was already at the door, the impatient horses pawing the ground.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
We, Watsons, are waiting for him to step forward and drag various dark mysteries into the light of day.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO WAITING ON

  • alert
  • anticipative
  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • awaiting
  • breathless
  • eager
  • expecting
  • hopeful
  • hoping
  • in suspense
  • looking for
  • on edge
  • on tenterhooks
  • prepared
  • raring
  • ready
  • vigilant
  • waiting
  • waiting on
  • watchful
  • with bated breath
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