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Definition of Await


  1. To watch for; to look out for.
  2. To wait on, serve, or attend.
  3. To wait for; to stay for; to expect. See Expect.
  4. To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for; as, a glorious reward awaits the good.
  5. To watch.
  6. To wait (on or upon).
  7. To wait; to stay in waiting.
  8. A waiting for; ambush; watch; watching; heed.

Await Quotations

Anarchy may await America, due to the daily injustices suffered by the people.
Louis Farrakhan

Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched.

True, I am young, but for souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.
Pierre Corneille

Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in.
Marcelene Cox

When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of sight, so that we await his entrance with curiosity, and sometimes with anxiety.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
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Await Translations

await in Afrikaans is verwag, wag, wag vir
await in Dutch is wachten, te wachten staan, afhalen
await in Finnish is odottaa
await in French is temporiser, attendre
await in German is abwarten
await in Latin is exspecto
await in Norwegian is vente
await in Portuguese is esperar, espere
await in Spanish is transcurrir
await in Swedish is avvakta

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