|1.||[ adjective ] being and remaining ready and available for use|
"waiting cars and limousines lined the curb" "found her mother waiting for them" "an impressive array of food ready and waiting for the guests" "military forces ready and waiting"
|2.||[ noun ] the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)|
"the wait was an ordeal for him"
|Related terms:||inactivity wait|