Definition of "waited" []

  • To stay in one place or remain inactive in expectation (of something); hold oneself in readiness (for something) (verb)
  • To delay temporarily or be temporarily delayed (verb)
  • (of things) to be in store (for a person) (verb)
  • To act as a waiter or waitress (verb)
  • The act or an instance of waiting (noun)
  • A period of waiting (noun)
  • A band of musicians who go around the streets, esp at Christmas, singing and playing carols (noun)
  • An interlude or interval between two acts or scenes in a play, etc (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of wait. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "waited" in a sentence
  • "We waited, an 'we waited, an' _we waited_, an 'we got skeerder, an' skeerder, an '_skeerder_, an', gee! how we shivered!"
  • "Paul Sakuma/Associated Press A woman who did not want to give her name waited Wednesday to hear about her father, who works at the Lehigh Southwest Cement Company in Cupertino, Calif."
  • "The title waited for its fulfilment in Him who alone, in His own person, could perfectly show forth the holiness of God on earth -- Jesus the Son of the Father."