wait until/till

Definition of wait until/till

  1. —used to emphasize that a future event is going to be very surprising, important, troublesome, etc. Wait till you see their new house. It's just beautiful! You think you're in trouble now? Just wait until your father finds out what you did, young lady!

Word by Word Definitions

waitplay
  1. :  to stay in place in expectation of :  await

    :  to delay serving (a meal)

    :  to serve as waiter for

  1. :  a state or attitude of watchfulness and expectancy

    :  one of a band of public musicians in England employed to play for processions or public entertainments

    :  one of a group who serenade for gratuities especially at the Christmas season

untilplay
  1. :  to

    : used as a function word to indicate continuance (as of an action or condition) to a specified time

    :  before

  1. :  up to the time that :  up to such time as

tillplay
  1. :  until

    :  to

  1. :  until

  1. :  to work by plowing, sowing, and raising crops :  cultivate

  1. :  a money drawer in a store or bank

    :  cash register

    :  a box, drawer, or tray in a receptacle (such as a cabinet or chest) used especially for valuables

  1. :  unstratified glacial drift consisting of clay, sand, gravel, and boulders intermingled


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