Definition of wait:
- Hautboys, or oboes, played by town musicians; not used in the singular.
- Musicians who sing or play at night or in the early morning, especially at Christmas time; serenaders; musical watchmen.
- One who watches; a watchman.
- The act of waiting; a delay; a halt.
- To attend as a consequence; to follow upon; to accompany; to await.
- To attend on; to accompany; especially, to attend with ceremony or respect.
- To cause to wait; to defer; to postpone; - said of a meal; as, to wait dinner.
- To stay for; to rest or remain stationary in expectation of; to await; as, to wait orders.
- To stay or rest in expectation; to stop or remain stationary till the arrival of some person or event; to rest in patience; to stay; not to depart.
- To watch; to observe; to take notice.
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- hesitate (part of speech: verb)
- rest (part of speech: verb)
- remain (part of speech: verb)