Bedeutung von “wait” — Learner’s Dictionary

wait

verb [ I ] us uk /weɪt/
We didn't have to wait long for the train.A large crowd had gathered to wait for the princess.You wait ages for a bus and then three come along at once.They stood around waiting for the store to open.My feeling is that we should wait until they come back.
STAY

A1 to stay in a place until someone or something arrives or someone or something is ready for you:

I'm waiting for Clive.
How long did you wait for a taxi?
[ + to do sth ] I'm still waiting to use the phone.
NOT DO SOMETHING

to not do something until something else happens:

We'll wait till Jane gets here before we start eating.
can't wait informal

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

[ + to do sth ] I can't wait to see him.
keep sb waiting

B1 to be late so that someone has to wait for you:

I'm sorry to have kept you waiting.
wait and see

to wait to discover what will happen:

We'll wait and see what she says.
→ See also be waiting in the wings

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