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How to Pronounce wait?

Correct pronunciation for the word "wait" is [wˈe͡ɪt], [wˈe‍ɪt], [w_ˈeɪ_t].

Definition of wait

  1. To stay for, or remain stationary in expectation of the arrival of; to attend; to accompany with submission.
  2. To stay in expectation: to stay proceedings in expectation; to rest in patient expectation; to stay; to continue by reason of hindrance; to lie in ambush. To wait on or upon, to attend, as a servant; to attend upon; to pay servile attendance; to follow. To wait at, to perform service at. To wait for, to watch, as an enemy.
  3. Ambush; the act of waiting. To lie in wait, to lie in ambush.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Wait?

  • In the present tense, the personal forms of the verb "wait" are:

  • - I wait

  • - You wait

  • - He/She/It waits

  • - We wait

  • - You wait

  • - They wait
  • What is the past tense of Wait?

  • The personal forms of the verb "wait" in the past tense are:

  • - I waited

  • - You waited

  • - He/she/it waited

  • - We waited

  • - You (plural) waited

  • - They waited
  • What is the adverb for wait?

    The adverb for the word "wait" is "patiently".

    What is the adjective for wait?

    The adjective form of the word "wait" is "waiting".

    Usage over time for wait:

    This graph shows how "wait" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of wait?

    The plural of the "wait" can be the "waits".

    What is the singular form of wait?

    The singular of the "wait" can be the "wait".

    Synonyms for Wait:


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