- (obsolete) A waiting for; ambush; heed; watch; watching.
- (transitive, formal) to wait for.
Translations: Etymology: From awaiten, from Old North French awaitier "to lie in wait for, watch, observe", originally especially with a hostile sense; itself from a- "to" + waitier "to watch."
- I your reply to my letter.
- (transitive) To wait on, serve, or attend (to).
- (transitive) To expect.
- (transitive) To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for
- Glorious rewards the good in heaven, eternal suffering awaits mortal sinners in hell.
- (intransitive) To watch.
- (intransitive) To wait (on or upon).
- (intransitive) To wait; to stay in waiting.
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