Synonyms and Antonyms of await
1 to believe in the future occurrence of (something) <members of the sect are confidently awaiting the imminent end of the world> Synonyms anticipate, expect, 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, viewNear Antonyms doubt, question
2 to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something <crowds had been awaiting in the streets for hours> Synonyms wait, bide, hold on, stayRelated Words hang around, linger, remain, stick around, tarry; stand by; anticipate, expect, watch (for)
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