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waits

verb
present tense third-person singular of wait

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(Entry 1 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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waits

noun
plural of wait

Synonyms & Antonyms of waits (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Waits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/waits. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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