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await

verb

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 of await anticipate, expect, hope (for), watch (for)Words Related to await 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 of await doubt, question

  2. 2 to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something crowds had been awaiting in the streets for hours Synonyms of await wait, bide, hold on, stayWords Related to await hang around, linger, remain, stick around, tarry; stand by; anticipate, expect, watch (for)



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