Definition of wait:
time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); "the wait was an ordeal for him"
stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"
wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment"
look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"
serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant; "I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's"