Awaiting
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.] [1913 Webster]

2. To wait on, serve, or attend. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

3. To wait for; to stay for; to expect. See {Expect}. [1913 Webster]

Betwixt these rocky pillars Gabriel sat, Chief of the angelic guards, awaiting night. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for; as, a glorious reward awaits the good. [1913 Webster]

O Eve, some farther change awaits us night. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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