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Spanish translation of “wait”

wait

verb /weit/
(with for) to remain or stay (in the same place or without doing anything) Wait (for) two minutes (here) while I go inside I’m waiting for John (to arrive). (with for) to expect I was just waiting for that pile of dishes to fall! (with on) to serve dishes, drinks etc (at table) She employed a servant to wait on her guests He waits at table. waiter noun (feminine waitress) a person who serves people with food etc at table She is a waitress in a café Which waiter served you in the restaurant? waiting list noun a list of the names of people who are waiting for something She is on the waiting list for medical treatment. waiting room noun a room in which people may wait (eg at a station, doctor’s surgery etc).
(Definition of wait from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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