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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Await \A*wait"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Awaited}; p. pr. & vb. n.
   {Awaiting}.] [OF. awaitier, agaitier; ? (L. ad) + waitier,
   gaitier to watch, F. guetter. See {Wait}.]
   1. To watch for; to look out for. [Obs.]

   2. To wait on, serve, or attend. [Obs.]

   3. To wait for; to stay for; to expect. See {Expect}.

            Betwixt these rocky pillars Gabriel sat, Chief of
            the angelic guards, awaiting night.   --Milton.

   4. To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for; as, a
      glorious reward awaits the good.

            O Eve, some farther change awaits us night.

Await \A*wait"\, v. i.
   1. To watch. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

   2. To wait (on or upon). [Obs.]

   3. To wait; to stay in waiting. --Darwin.

Await \A*wait"\, n.
   A waiting for; ambush; watch; watching; heed. [Obs.]

Source : WordNet®

     v : look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were
         expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to
         a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted" [syn: {expect},
          {look}, {wait}]
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