Bedeutung von “wait” im Essential American English Dictionary


verb us /weɪt/

A1 to stay in a place until someone or something arrives:

I’m waiting for Harry.
How long did you wait for a taxi?
can’t wait informal

A2 used to say how excited you are about something that you are going to do:

I can’t wait to see him.
wait a minute, second, etc.

B1 said in order to interrupt someone, or to get his or her attention or when you have suddenly thought of something important:

Now, wait a moment – I don’t agree with that.
keep somebody waiting

to be late so that someone has to wait for you:

I’m sorry that I kept you waiting.

(Definition von “wait verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)