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waiting

noun

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waiting

verb
present participle of wait

Synonyms of waiting (Entry 2 of 2)

to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something
  • please wait here, and we'll seat you shortly

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“Waiting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/waiting. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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