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Origin of await
OTHER WORDS FROM awaita·wait·er, noun
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To await something is to wait for it or look for it expectantly. How is await different from anticipate, hope, and expect? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
Example sentences from the Web for await
The rally in global equities continues on Wednesday as investors await the Fed’s big policy briefing later today.
A similar state measure that would take effect at the start of the year is awaiting the governor’s signature.City to Weigh Measure Giving Laid-Off Hotel Workers First Shot at Open Jobs|Maya Srikrishnan|September 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
While experts are awaiting more guidance on exactly who is on the hook for paying back the taxes, some experts suggest the big risk with participating in the payroll tax holiday is that the employer would get stuck with the bill come next year.As Trump’s payroll tax holiday kicks in, here’s what employers and employees need to know|Anne Sraders|September 1, 2020|Fortune
There are currently 315,000 naturalization applicants awaiting their interviews, which on average occur two months before an oath ceremony, according to a Boundless analysis.New U.S. Citizens Were One Of The Fastest-Growing Voting Blocs. But Not This Year.|Eileen Guo|August 31, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
For now, it’s still the early innings for Neuralink—the company is awaiting approval from the Food and Drug Administration.Elon Musk’s secretive brain-machine venture, Neuralink, offers a glimpse|Lucinda Shen|August 28, 2020|Fortune
For the past four years it is one of the books that I most eagerly await.
The pyramids of Meroe await a day when stability will allow outsiders to peek at a forgotten ancient kingdom.
While many await discovery in musty warehouses, there is at least one piece whose absence is more difficult to explain.
They are being held in a prison in Sicily and await judicial action.Hundreds of Migrants are Reported Drowned by Traffickers Near Malta|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They will be subjected to inquisition, and will await resurrection in the grave like any normal Muslim.An Ex-Radical's Open Letter to ISIS Fighters: Quit Now While You Can!|Maajid Nawaz|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am therefore quite sure I shall be content to await his father's consent, should it not come these many years.
The hour was beyond the time in which he ought to have been in the imperial boudoir, to await the hand of his intended bride.
I was obliged to remain behind, as I had promised my travelling companion to await his arrival.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
For new taxes, however, it would doubtless be necessary to await the formation of a new ministry.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
General Miller then relinquished the pursuit and returned to Yloilo to await reinforcements for a campaign through the Island.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman