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await


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Await  \A*wait"\,  n. 
  A  waiting  for  ambush;  watch;  watching;  heed.  [Obs.] 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  await 
  v  :  look  forward  to  the  probably  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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