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1. await

verb. ['əˈweɪt'] look forward to the probable occurrence of.

Synonyms

  • look forward
  • look for
  • look to
  • hold the line
  • hold on
  • expect
  • look
  • anticipate
  • wait

Antonyms

  • detach
  • lose
  • allow
  • unclasp

Etymology

  • awaiten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Await

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • silverplate
  • remunerate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate

Sentences with await


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This allows the police to haul you off to jail while you await a hearing before the court.

2. Verb, base form
Enter the test waiting pub and await your turn.

Quotes about await


1. For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice.
- T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

2. ‎"If there is no God, then man and the universe are doomed. Like prisoners condemned to death, we await our unavoidable execution. There is no God, and there is no immortality. And what is the consequence of this? It means that life itself is absurd. It means that the life we have is without ultimate significance, value, or purpose.
- William Lane Craig, Reasonable Faith

3. He's waiting for yu, young queen.'Shocked, I stared at Seoras. 'Heath?'The Warrior's look was wise and understanding - his voice gentle. 'Aye, yur Heath probably does await you somewhere in the future, but it is of your Guardian I speak.
- P.C. Cast, Awakened

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