wait upon

  • 1 wait upon — ● wait …

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  • 2 wait upon — index attend (take care of) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 wait\ upon — • wait (up)on v 1. To serve. Sue has a summer job waiting on an invalid. The clerk in the store asked if we had been waited upon. 2. formal To visit as a courtesy or for business. We waited upon the widow out of respect for her husband. John… …

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  • 4 wait upon — wait (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To work and care for: attend, do for, minister to, serve. See CARE FOR. 2. To place food before (someone): serve. See INGESTION …

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  • 5 wait upon — See: WAIT ON …

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  • 6 wait upon — See: WAIT ON …

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  • 7 wait upon — phrasal see wait on …

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  • 8 wait upon — See wait on …

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  • 9 To wait upon — Wait Wait, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waiting}.] [OE. waiten, OF. waitier, gaitier, to watch, attend, F. guetter to watch, to wait for, fr. OHG. wahta a guard, watch, G. wacht, from OHG. wahh[=e]n to watch, be awake. [root]134 …

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  • 10 Letting J dare not wait upon J would… — См. Труслив, что заяц, блудлив, что кошка …

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  • 11 wait — [wāt] vi. [ME waiten < NormFr waitier < Frank * wahten, to guard, akin to OHG wahta, a guard, watch: for IE base see WAKE1] 1. to stay in a place or remain in readiness or in anticipation (until something expected happens or for someone to… …

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  • 12 Wait — Wait, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waiting}.] [OE. waiten, OF. waitier, gaitier, to watch, attend, F. guetter to watch, to wait for, fr. OHG. wahta a guard, watch, G. wacht, from OHG. wahh[=e]n to watch, be awake. [root]134. See …

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  • 13 wait — /wayt/, v.i. 1. to remain inactive or in a state of repose, as until something expected happens (often fol. by for, till, or until): to wait for the bus to arrive. 2. (of things) to be available or in readiness: A letter is waiting for you. 3. to …

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  • 14 wait — [[t]weɪt[/t]] v. i. 1) to remain inactive or in a state of repose, as until something expected happens (often fol. by for or until): to wait for the bus[/ex] 2) (of things) to be available or in readiness: A letter is waiting for you[/ex] 3) to… …

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  • 15 wait on — verb work for or be a servant to (Freq. 1) May I serve you? She attends the old lady in the wheelchair Can you wait on our table, please? Is a salesperson assisting you? The minister served the King for many years • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 16 wait on — or[wait upon] {v.} 1. To serve. * /Sue has a summer job waiting on an invalid./ * /The clerk in the store asked if we had been waited upon./ 2. {formal} To visit as a courtesy or for business. * /We waited upon the widow out of respect for her… …

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  • 17 wait on — or[wait upon] {v.} 1. To serve. * /Sue has a summer job waiting on an invalid./ * /The clerk in the store asked if we had been waited upon./ 2. {formal} To visit as a courtesy or for business. * /We waited upon the widow out of respect for her… …

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  • 18 wait on — (also wait upon) 1. Attend (as a servant), perform services for, attend to, serve. 2. Attend, go to see, visit, call upon, pay attendance. 3. Follow (as a consequence), await. 4. Attend to, perform. 5. Accompany, escort, squire …

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  • 19 wait on — also wait upon phrasal 1. a. to attend as a servant b. to supply the wants of ; serve 2. to make a formal call on 3. to wait for …

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  • 20 Wait — Wait, v. t. 1. To stay for; to rest or remain stationary in expectation of; to await; as, to wait orders. [1913 Webster] Awed with these words, in camps they still abide, And wait with longing looks their promised guide. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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