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There are 9 meanings of the word Waiting.

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Waiting - as a noun

The act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)

Example: "The wait was an ordeal for him"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Waiting - as an adjective satellite

Being and remaining ready and available for use

Example: "Waiting cars and limousines lined the curb"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
ready and waiting

Waiting - as a verb

To delay movement or action until the arrival or occurrence of; to await. (now generally superseded by “wait for”.)

To delay movement or action until some event or time; to remain neglected or in readiness.

Example: "Wait here until your car arrives."

To wait tables; to serve customers in a restaurant or other eating establishment.

Example: "She used to wait down at the dew drop inn."

To attend on; to accompany; especially, to attend with ceremony or respect.

To attend as a consequence; to follow upon; to accompany.

To defer or postpone (especially a meal).

Example: "To wait dinner"

To remain chaste while one's lover is unavailable.

Example Sentences

"I hate waiting in line at the grocery store."
"The waiting room was full of anxious patients."
"The train is delayed, so we have an extra hour of waiting."
"She passed the time by reading a book while waiting for her appointment."
"The waiting period for the test results made her extremely nervous."
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Word Game Points

Is WAITING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, waiting is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

WAITING has a SCRABBLE points total of 11.

Is WAITING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, waiting is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
WAITING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 13.

Is WAITING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, waiting is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
WAITING has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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