Word "WAIT" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
Synonyms:
waiting
Examples:
the wait was an ordeal for him

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
look forward to the probable occurrence of
Synonyms:
await, expect, look
Examples:
he is waiting to be drafted

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
time during which some action is awaited
Synonyms:
delay, hold, postponement, time lag

Crossword Clues for WAIT

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Clue Source Date
Delay departure
Linger Mirror Classic 13 Apr 2024
___ a minute! (cry of surprise)
It is up to the state to remain in readiness
Be patient
Time spent in line Universal 01 Apr 2024
1978 romcom starring, co-directed and co-written by Warren Beatty (6,3,4)
See 11 Down Mirror Quiz 27 Mar 2024
Show patience when a wit is being clever
Hang around Mirror Quick 11 Mar 2024
Comedian has a delay Mirror Cryptic 11 Mar 2024
"Hold on a sec ..." Universal 25 Feb 2024
Be patient The Telegraph Quick 24 Feb 2024
Hold up a second!
Be patient Newsday 05 Feb 2024
Bide one's time Commuter 31 Jan 2024
Stand by The Telegraph Quick 19 Jan 2024
"Keep your shirt on!"
Intelligence required to get round a delay
"Not yet!" USA Today 26 Dec 2023
Serve in a restaurant Mirror Quick 24 Dec 2023
Comedian has a delay Mirror Cryptic 24 Dec 2023
Do this in the lineup
Checkout annoyance Wall Street Journal 16 Dec 2023
Hold on, linger (4)
"Hang on for a minute!"
"Hold on!" New York Times 19 Sep 2023
'Hold on!' Newsday 06 Sep 2023
Work in a restaurant, say
"Time and tide ___ for none"
Sit tight Eugene Sheffer 04 Jul 2023
Pedestrian caution New York Times 30 Jun 2023
'Hold on!' USA Today 17 Jun 2023
"Hold on for a minute!"
"Hang on a minute!"
"Step 4: Grab a burger or magazine and ___ for the boarding to start!"
'Hang on a sec!' USA Today 23 Apr 2023
"I wasn't finished!" LA Times Daily 23 Apr 2023
"Don't go!" LA Times Daily 05 Apr 2023
Bide one's time Newsday 22 Mar 2023
"___ a second!" ("Hold on!")
"Cool your jets" LA Times Daily 26 Feb 2023
Phone support annoyance Wall Street Journal 18 Feb 2023
'___ ? what?' New York Times 11 Feb 2023
"Hold on a sec!"
Bide one's time Newsday 31 Jan 2023
"Hold on a sec!" Universal 14 Jan 2023
Be patient Thomas Joseph 28 Dec 2022
Be patient Wall Street Journal 24 Dec 2022
"Hold on!" Thomas Joseph 07 Dec 2022
"Hold on ..." Eugene Sheffer 01 Dec 2022
'Hang on a moment . . .' USA Today 22 Nov 2022
Sit tight Eugene Sheffer 15 Nov 2022
"Hold on!"
"It's not your turn!" Universal 22 Sep 2022
"But ___, there's more!"
"Hold on ..." Eugene Sheffer 10 Sep 2022
'Hold up!' USA Today 26 Aug 2022
"Hold on" LA Times Daily 13 Aug 2022
Be patient USA Today 08 Aug 2022
"___ For It," song from the 2015 musical "Hamilton" composed by Lin-Manuel Miranda
'Hold your horses!' New York Times 21 Jun 2022
“Hold your horses!” New York Times 21 Jun 2022
Hold back The Telegraph Quick 20 Jun 2022
Sit tight Eugene Sheffer 14 Jun 2022
Stand in line LA Times Daily 12 Jun 2022
Stand in line The Washington Post 12 Jun 2022
'Whoa, whoa, whoa!' New York Times 11 Jun 2022
'Hold up' USA Today 11 Jun 2022
'Actually, hang on . . .' USA Today 31 May 2022
Serve at table The Times Concise 05 May 2022
Funniness about a delay The Times Cryptic 19 Apr 2022
'Comedian' encompasses a fashionable occupation — join the queue The Guardian Cryptic 05 Apr 2022
Stand in line, say
Typically stand in line with key The Guardian Cryptic 08 Feb 2022
*Brevity is the soul of ___ Universal 14 Jan 2022
'Slow down . . .' USA Today 03 Jan 2022
"Be patient!"
Cool one's heels, say
"Time and Tide ___ for none"
Stand by LA Times Daily 30 Oct 2021
"Hold on!" Thomas Joseph 15 Oct 2021
Hang on - is this a job for those in 14 across? Irish Times Crosaire 27 Aug 2021
“Hold on a sec!” Wall Street Journal 19 Jul 2021
Sit tight The Washington Post 13 Jul 2021
Sit tight LA Times Daily 13 Jul 2021
Serve ace: something funny about that? The Telegraph Cryptic 13 Jun 2021
Bide one's time The Telegraph Quick 17 May 2021
'Hang tight' USA Today 31 Mar 2021
Delay; hold back The Telegraph Quick 15 Mar 2021
'Hold on . . .' USA Today 13 Mar 2021
"Time and tide ___ for none"
Stand by Premier Sunday 17 Jan 2021
Hesitate to bring food to table
Hang around with barista, regularly
Turning up in Ratibati a wild, thorny plant
___ and watch
"Not so fast!" Universal 16 Nov 2020
"Hold the phone!" Universal 09 Oct 2020
"Hold on!" Thomas Joseph 07 Oct 2020
Hesitate to bring food to table
'Hang on' USA Today 30 Sep 2020
“Hold on!” Wall Street Journal 16 Sep 2020
"Hang on a sec"
''Bear with me'' Newsday 30 Aug 2020
Word repeated in an NPR game show title Jonesin 25 Aug 2020
"Hold your horses!"
Hang around in line Family Time 27 Jul 2020
Crosswalk verb Universal 10 Jul 2020
Checkout line annoyance USA Today 30 Jun 2020
"Hold on a sec"
What many do at the DMV Universal 07 Apr 2020
'Hang on a sec' The Washington Post Sunday 22 Mar 2020
'Hold on ...' Eugene Sheffer 07 Feb 2020
Suspension of work in 4 down Irish Times Crosaire 13 Jan 2020
"Hang on for a sec" Family Time 17 Nov 2019
Public golf course annoyance USA Today 28 Aug 2019
Serve at table The Times Concise 20 Aug 2019
Be patient
Stand by waste disposal unit casing Irish Times Crosaire 29 Jun 2019
'Hold up!' Wall Street Journal 22 Jun 2019
Stand by The Washington Post 03 Jun 2019
Stand by LA Times Daily 03 Jun 2019
Put on the back burner or give someone their dinner Irish Times Crosaire 24 Apr 2019
Load being reported -- hang about The Telegraph Cryptic 19 Apr 2019
Delay, stand by The Telegraph Quick 09 Apr 2019
'Hang on!' New York Times 15 Jan 2019
Hold it Newsday 11 Jan 2019
"Hang on!"
Stand by
"Hold up!"
Public golf course annoyance
Be patient Newsday 18 Dec 2018
'Hold on!' Thomas Joseph 02 Nov 2018
"___! There is more to come." (hold up)
'Hang on' The Washington Post Sunday 21 Oct 2018
Cool your jets Universal 20 Oct 2018
Bide your time The Telegraph Quick 16 Oct 2018
"The long ___ for freedom..."
"Please ___ while we prepare your order." (Barista's request to be patient)
Hold on Wall Street Journal 13 Aug 2018
'Hold on!' Wall Street Journal 08 Aug 2018
Sit tight Eugene Sheffer 13 Jul 2018
Stay to hear Terry who was held hostage The Telegraph Cryptic 22 Jun 2018
''Not so fast!'' Newsday 27 Apr 2018
Dally The Sun Two Speed 17 Feb 2018
To hang around is a burden, we hear The Sun Two Speed 17 Feb 2018
Be stalled in a line Universal 12 Feb 2018
Show patience Family Time 11 Feb 2018
"Be patient!" USA Today 06 Feb 2018
Be stalled in a line
Cool your jets
Hold on
"Be patient!"
"Hold on!"
'Hold on!' Premier Sunday 31 Dec 2017
"Hold up!" LA Times Daily 29 Nov 2017
'Hold up!' The Washington Post 29 Nov 2017
'Bear with me' Wall Street Journal 27 Nov 2017
Be patient, in a way Family Time 19 Nov 2017
Linger, delay The Telegraph Quick 27 Oct 2017
Sit tight Universal 16 Oct 2017
"Hold it!" USA Today 26 Sep 2017
''Don't go yet!'' Newsday 26 Jul 2017
Word on a street-crossing sign USA Today 21 Jun 2017
'Hold up a sec!' Wall Street Journal 11 May 2017
Reservations can help avoid one The Washington Post 30 Apr 2017
Reservations can help avoid one LA Times Daily 30 Apr 2017
Cool one's heels LA Times Daily 14 Mar 2017
Cool one's heels The Washington Post 14 Mar 2017
'Hold your horses!' The Washington Post 17 Feb 2017
Restraining order Newsday 11 Feb 2017
What to do in a long line Universal 11 Feb 2017
Sit tight
Word on a street-crossing sign
Reservations can help avoid one
"Hold it!"
Cool one's heels
"Hold up!"
'Hold on a sec!' New York Times 06 Dec 2016
Put on the back burner and give someone dinner Irish Times Crosaire 30 Nov 2016
Remain on hold Wall Street Journal 22 Nov 2016
Be patient Canadiana 21 Nov 2016
'Hold on!' The Washington Post 19 Oct 2016
"Stop right there!" LA Times Daily 02 Oct 2016
Archbishop's envoy reported delay
Emergency room annoyance Wall Street Journal 18 Aug 2016
Stand in line, say USA Today 10 Aug 2016
Be patient Wall Street Journal 01 Aug 2016
Hold on LA Times Daily 19 Jun 2016
'Bear with me' The Washington Post 30 May 2016
'Hold it!' New York Times 22 May 2016
"Hold on a second" Universal 17 May 2016
Be patient Thomas Joseph 04 May 2016
Bide one's time The Guardian Quick 26 Mar 2016
Cool one's heels Newsday 06 Mar 2016
Intelligence required to get round a delay
"You're going too fast for me!" Family Time 17 Jan 2016
"___ for it ..."
Stand in line, say
"Hold it!"
"Hold on a sec!"
Hold on
"Stop right there!"
"Let me catch up!" LA Times Daily 23 Dec 2015
What early arrivals often have to do LA Times Daily 21 Nov 2015
"Be patient!" Family Time 25 Oct 2015
Take orders, say New York Times 09 Aug 2015
Cool one's heels Universal 29 Jul 2015
Rest of the answer is in wordplay
Take table orders USA Today 28 Jun 2015
Be patient Eugene Sheffer 01 May 2015
Mark time Newsday 10 Apr 2015
Bide one's time Universal 30 Mar 2015
Take orders, say
Hold tight
Take table orders
Be patient
Cool one's heels
Mark time
What early arrivals often have to do
"Let me catch up!"
Cool one's heels
Bide one's time
What some lie in
Mark time
"Bear with me"
Crosswalk warning
"Be patient!"
"Hold your horses!"
Take no action
Be patient
Sit tight
"Just a moment!"
Serve tables
"Hold it!"
Hold up
Remain in line
White Lion hit for the patient?
"Just hold on!"
"Hold that thought!"
Tarry
What some lie in
Work in a restaurant
What early birds often have to do
"Hold your horses!"
Remain on hold
Steve Winwood lyric "I will ___ for it"
"Don't go so fast!"
"Cool your jets"
What super early birds often have to do
Tarry
See 68-Across
Work in a restaurant
"Don't go yet!"
Bide one's time
Cool one's heels
Checkout line complaint
Take orders, in a way
"Hold your horses!"
Stand by
"Hold your horses!"
Hold on or hold off
Stay on hold
Cool your heels
Be on standby
Hang around (for)
"Hold your horses!"
"Gimme a second!"
"Don't go yet!"
Twiddle one's thumbs
Stand in line
Work at a diner
"Hurry up and ___"
"__, there's more!"
Stand by
"__, there's more!"
Word repeated before "Don't Tell Me!"
"Be patient!"
Emergency room concern
Bide one's time
Stand in line
Bide one's time, and a word that may precede the answers to starred clues
Defer acting
"Just a minute!"
"But ___, there's more!"
Tarry
Stand in line
Bide one's time, and a word that may precede the answers to starred clues
"Hold up!"
Queue annoyance
"But ___, there's more!"
Restaurant annoyance
Hang out
What a vertical palm may mean
What a raised index finger might mean
Work at a diner, e.g.
Not yet 58-Down
Mark time
Serve entrees, for example
Hold on
Stay on hold
Twiddle one's thumbs
Serve, with "on"
What people in a line do
"Back off!"
Get in line, perhaps
"Hurry up and ___"
Sit tight
What an out-turned palm may mean
Stand in line
"Hold it!"
"Hold on!"
"Hold on!"
Remain on hold
Mark time
Display one's patience
"Just a sec!"
Remain on hold
What early birds often have to do
Be on standby
Word said twice before "Don't tell me!"
"You're going too fast for me!"
Cool one's heels
What early birds often have to do
"Just a sec!"
"Hold on!"
Stand by
Not yet!
Not yet!
See's partner
Stand in line
Be patient
"Hold on!"
Bide one's time
Stand in line
Hold your horses!
Stick around
Hold on
See 33-Down
Queue annoyance
Hang around
"Hold up!"
"Just a sec!"
"Cool your jets!"
Linger
Hold off
"Cool your heels!"
Linger
Hold off
Stand in line
"Hold on!"
Hold one's horses
Links annoyance
Street crossing signal
"Hold on!"
Hold your horses!
Word repeated before "Don't tell me!"
"Hold on!"
"Don't go yet!"
What an outturned palm may mean
Hold on!
Hurry up and ___
Remain in line
Hold on!
Hang around
Links annoyance
Linger
Take table orders
Funniness about a delay
Get in line
Drum one's fingers
Be on hold, say
Work at a diner
Hold on
Time until seated
Hang on
Work at a diner
"Don't start yet"
"Hold your horses!"
Stand in line
"Hurry up and ___"
Restaurant annoyance
Hold up!
Be in readiness
Hold it!
Postpone action
Don't go
Tarry
Web user's woe
Take orders, in a way
Hold on
"But___!"
Serve
Mark time
Linger
Bide one's time
Tarry
Mark time
Cool one's heels
End of quote
Show patience
"___ till next year!"
Hold the phone
Sweat out a delay
Show patience, in a way
Attend, with "on"
Serve, with "on"
Delay
Stand on line
" . . . who only stand and ___": Milton
Lie in ___
Pedestrian-sign word
Abide
Stay
Hold back
Street-crossing sign
Delay.
Interval
Sit tight.
Mark time.
Be at hand.
Cool one's heels.
Stay.
Partner of see.
Be ready.
Carol singer.
Serve.
Be patient.
Delay in anticipation of.
Display patience.
Stand by.
What people on queues do.
What time and tide won't do.
Long pause.
Bide one's time.
Short delay.
Interval between acts.
Interval.
___-and-see policy.
Bide.
"Don't go so fast!"
Stop order?
Hand signal?
"Don't move!"
"Hold it!"
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