Thesaurus: wait Synonyms, wait Antonyms
an instance or period of being prevented from going about one's business there was a long wait for the manager to come and help us Synonyms detainment, detention, holdback, holding pattern, holdup, delayRelated Words deferment, deferral, postponement; reprieve, respite; foot-dragging, hesitation, lag, pause, setback, slowdownNear Antonyms haste, rush; dispatch, promptitude, promptness
Synonyms and Antonyms of wait
to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something please wait here, and we'll seat you shortly Synonyms await, bide, hold on, stay Related Words hang around, linger, remain, stick around, tarry; stand by; anticipate, expect, watch (for) Phrases bide one's time, cool one's heels, hold one's breath, sit tight
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