–verb (used without object)
to remain inactive or in a state of repose, as until somethingexpected happens (often fol. by for, till, or until ): to waitfor the bus to arrive.
(of things) to be available or in readiness: A letter is waitingfor you.
to remain neglected for a time: a matter that can wait.
to postpone or delay something or to be postponed ordelayed: We waited a week and then bought the house. Yourvacation will have to wait until next month.
to look forward to eagerly: I'm just waiting for the daysomebody knocks him down.