waiting verbal adj

see wait, v.

  1. Ready; available; set in preparation.

waiting verbal n

see wait, v.

  1. Patience; endurance.
  2. Watch; wake; time remaining; period of time before something important happens; [fig.] night; time before dawn; festival before Christmas when minstrels play music in the streets; [metaphor] mortality; time before the resurrection.
  3. Preparation; maintaining hope; staying in expectation; [fig.] time spent in patient service.