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Definition of "await" []

  • To wait for. See Synonyms at expect. (verb-transitive)
  • To be in a state of abeyance until: a contract awaiting signature. (verb-transitive)
  • To be in store for: Death awaits us all. (verb-transitive)
  • Obsolete To lie in ambush for. (verb-transitive)
  • To wait. (verb-intransitive)
  • To wait for; expect (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To be in store for (verb)
  • To wait, esp with expectation (verb)
  • To wait for in order to ambush (verb)

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Use "await" in a sentence
  • "He remarkable which a infancy of a people which he talked to did not feel which way, as well as which they were in await of Buffalo Rapids as well as its crew, as well as would similar to to see Dave Schwarz stay as manager of a Project."
  • "What we await is another deregulation bill that, like the 1997 deregulation solved the most specific and important constraint."
  • "Old Man's War, the first in a series I eagerly await, is a fast-paced, fun, tip-of-the-hat to Heinlein that succeeds in every way it can."