Synonyms and Antonyms of await

  1. 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. 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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