Definition of AWAIT

to believe in the future occurrence of (something) <members of the sect are confidently awaiting the imminent end of the world>
Synonyms anticipate, await, hope (for), watch (for)
Related Words bank on, count (on or upon), depend (on or upon), rely (on or upon), wait (for); envisage, envision, foresee; foretell, predict, prophesy; assume, presume, presuppose; contemplate, eye, view
Near Antonyms doubt, question
to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something <crowds had been awaiting in the streets for hours>
Synonyms await, bide, hold on, stay

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