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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.