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  • 41 wait up — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you wait up, you deliberately do not go to bed, especially because you are expecting someone to return home late at night. [V P for n] I hope he doesn t expect you to wait up for him... [V P] Don t wait up. Syn: stay up 2)… …

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  • 42 wait — ku·wait; wait·er; wait·er·ing; wait·ress; wait·ron; wait·staff; wait; …

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  • 43 wait — v 1. stay, rest, remain, abide; linger, loiter, tarry; await, wait for, Dial. wait on; stand by, Inf. hang around or about, Inf. stick around; pause, hesitate, hover, hold back, hang back, bide one s time; hold one s horses, Inf. sit tight, Sl.… …

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  • 44 wait on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms wait on : present tense I/you/we/they wait on he/she/it waits on present participle waiting on past tense waited on past participle waited on 1) a) wait on someone to serve people in a restaurant What do we… …

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  • 45 wait — await, wait Await is a transitive verb meaning ‘to wait for’, and cannot be used without an object: We will await the outcome is equivalent to We will wait for the outcome (but has a stronger element of suspenseful expectation); We will await and …

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  • 46 wait — 1. verb /weɪt/ a) To delay movement or action until the arrival or occurrence of; to await. (Now generally superseded by wait for .) The Court had assembled, to wait events, in the huge antechamber known as the Œil de Boeuf. b) To delay movement… …

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  • 47 wait — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. stay, linger, tarry, abide, remain, bide [one s time], sit tight, cool one s heels (sl.), sweat it out (sl.); dally, procrastinate, delay; serve, attend; await, expect, look for. See expectation. II… …

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  • 48 wait —   Kali, kakali, alia, ho ālia; kapaka i (rare);     on tables, lawelawe, kuene.     Wait a moment, kali iki, eia iho, pēlā iho.     Wait a long time, kūlō ihi.     Wait patiently and you shall receive what you crave, ho omanawanui i ka ono.    … …

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  • 49 WAIT (AM) — Infobox Radio station name = WAIT city = Crystal Lake, Illinois area = slogan = branding = Access Radio Chicago frequency = 850 kHz airdate = share = share as of = share source = format = News/CNN power = 2,500 watts (Daytime) Off the air… …

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  • 50 Wait EP — Infobox Album Name = Wait EP Type = EP Artist = The Polyphonic Spree Released = 2006 09 05 Recorded = 2006 Genre = indie rock Length = Label = Junket Boy Producer = Reviews = *Pitchfork Media (6.2/10) [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/record …

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  • 51 wait on — verb a) To wait for an event. Im waiting on the light to change. b) To wait for a person to do something. Im waiting on you before we can leave. See Also: wait, wait on hand and foot …

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  • 52 wait on — Synonyms and related words: abide, accompany, administer to, associate, associate with, assort with, attend, attend on, await, band together, bide, care for, cater to, chaperon, chore, combine, companion, conduct, confederate, consociate, consort …

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  • 53 wait — 1. verb 1) Jill waited while Jack fetched the water Syn: stay (put), remain, rest, stop, halt, pause; linger, loiter, dally; informal stick around, hang out, hang around, kill time, waste time, kick one s heels, twiddle one s thumbs; archaic… …

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  • 54 wait — 1. verb 1) we ll wait in the airport Syn: stay (put), remain, rest, stop, halt, pause, linger, loiter; informal stick around 2) she had to wait until her bags arrived Syn: stand by, hold back …

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  • 55 wait in — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms wait in : present tense I/you/we/they wait in he/she/it waits in present participle waiting in past tense waited in past participle waited in British to stay at home because you expect someone to come or to… …

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  • 56 wait up — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms wait up : present tense I/you/we/they wait up he/she/it waits up present participle waiting up past tense waited up past participle waited up 1) to not go to sleep until someone comes home wait up for: Don t …

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  • 57 Wait (EP) — Infobox Album | Name = Wait Type = EP Artist = Emanuel Nice Released = July 23 2002 Recorded = Genre = Rock, indie rock, punk rock Length = Label = Roddog Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = Steinbach2Clarksville (2000) This album = Wait EP …

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  • 58 wait up — verb a) To stay awake waiting for somebody to return. Ill probably be out very late tonight, so dont wait up for me. b) Wait. Hey, wait up a minute! I forgot my umbrella …

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  • 59 wait up — v. (D; intr.) to wait up for (they waited up for him until he returned) * * * [ weɪt ʌp] (D; intr.) to wait up for (they wait uped up for him until he returned) …

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  • 60 wait on — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To serve] Syn. accommodate, provide, attend; see serve 4 , wait 2 . 2. [To result] Syn. ensue, issue, arise; see happen 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. serve, attend to, tend to, minister to, be at one s beck and call,… …

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