act-wait


act-wait
n театр. антракт

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

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  • wait — [wāt] vi. [ME waiten < NormFr waitier < Frank * wahten, to guard, akin to OHG wahta, a guard, watch: for IE base see WAKE1] 1. to stay in a place or remain in readiness or in anticipation (until something expected happens or for someone to… …   English World dictionary

  • Wait — or WAIT may refer to: * The act of waiting, see waiting (time) * wait (command), a computer shell command * wait (operating system), an operating system system call * Wait (musician), British town pipers * Wait (song), a song by The Beatles *… …   Wikipedia

  • wait — ► VERB 1) stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or event. 2) be delayed or deferred. 3) (wait on/upon) act as an attendant to. 4) act as a waiter or waitress. ► NOUN 1) a period of waiting. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • Wait — Wait, n. [OF. waite, guaite, gaite, F. guet watch, watching, guard, from OHG. wahta. See {Wait}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of waiting; a delay; a halt. [1913 Webster] There is a wait of three hours at the border Mexican town of El Paso. S …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wait — [n] pause, delay down, downtime*, halt, hold*, hold up, interim, interval, on hold*, rest, stay, time wasted*; concept 807 Ant. act, continuation, doing wait [v] pause, rest abide, anticipate, await, bide, bide one’s time*, cool it*, dally, delay …   New thesaurus

  • wait on/upon — act as an attendant to. → wait …   English new terms dictionary

  • wait — v. & n. v. 1 intr. a defer action or departure for a specified time or until some expected event occurs (wait a minute; wait till I come; wait for a fine day). b be expectant or on the watch (waited to see what would happen). c (foll. by for)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wait — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. stay, linger, tarry, abide, remain, bide [one s time], sit tight, cool one s heels (sl.), sweat it out (sl.); dally, procrastinate, delay; serve, attend; await, expect, look for. See expectation. II… …   English dictionary for students

  • wait on — verb work for or be a servant to (Freq. 1) May I serve you? She attends the old lady in the wheelchair Can you wait on our table, please? Is a salesperson assisting you? The minister served the King for many years • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wait — [[t]we͟ɪt[/t]] ♦ waits, waiting, waited 1) VERB: no passive When you wait for something or someone, you spend some time doing very little, because you cannot act until that thing happens or that person arrives. [V for n] I walk to a street corner …   English dictionary

  • wait — /wayt/, v.i. 1. to remain inactive or in a state of repose, as until something expected happens (often fol. by for, till, or until): to wait for the bus to arrive. 2. (of things) to be available or in readiness: A letter is waiting for you. 3. to …   Universalium

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