A·wait v. t. [imp. & p. p. Awaited; p. pr. & vb. n. Awaiting.]
1. To watch for; to look out for. [Obs.]
2. To wait on, serve, or attend. [Obs.]
3. To wait for; to stay for; to expect. See Expect.
Betwixt these rocky pillars Gabriel sat,
Chief of the angelic guards, awaiting night. --Milton.
4. To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for; as, a glorious reward awaits the good.
O Eve, some farther change awaits us night. --Milton.
A·wait, v. i.
1. To watch. [Obs.]
2. To wait (on or upon). [Obs.]
3. To wait; to stay in waiting.
A·wait, n. A waiting for; ambush; watch; watching; heed. [Obs.]
v : look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were
expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to
a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted" [syn: expect,