Another word for wait
expect, anticipate, tarry, pause, wait for, look for, delay for, watch for, pray for, abide, dally, remain, idle, bide one's time, mark time, fill time, wait up for, sit up for, stay up for, lie in wait for, ambush, lie low*, hole up*, hang around*, stick around*, cool one's heels*.
To attend at table
To be left
have left, be on the agenda, have to do; see remain 3.
wait suggests remaining in place in anticipation of something wait for me at the library; stay, a more general term, implies a continuing in a specified place stay there until you hear from me; remain specifically suggests a staying behind while others go he alone remained at home; abide, now somewhat archaic, implies a staying fixed for a relatively long period, as in a settled residence he came for a visit and has been abiding here since; tarry and linger imply a staying on after the required or expected time for departure, linger esp. implying that this is deliberate, as from reluctance to leave we tarried in town two days, he lingered at his sweetheart's door
Another word for waitverb
To look forward to confidently.Also used with for: anticipate, await, bargain for (or on), count on, depend on (or upon), expect, look for. (Informal) figure on. See surprise
To continue to be in a place:abide, bide, linger, remain, stay1, tarry. (Informal) stick around. Idiom: stay put. See continue
To stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave:abide, bide, linger, pause, stay1, tarry. See continue
To put off until a later time:adjourn, defer1, delay, hold off, hold up, postpone, remit, shelve, stay1, suspend, table, waive. Idiom: put on ice. See do
To work and care for:attend, do for, minister to, serve. See care for
To place food before (someone):serve. See ingestion