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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

Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched.

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

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

AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because of what it has been taken to represent. It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged populations feel await them.
Susan Sontag

In the beds which the piety of the public has prepared on every side, stricken men await the verdict of fate.
Georges Duhamel
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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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