verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of await
Examples from the Web for awaited
And then there is the shooting of Brown and the grand jury whose determination is awaited by the whole country.
But what awaited was a joy, a glimpse into the life of the fictional Umbridge.J.K. Rowling Pens the Greatest Horror Story Ever: Dolores Umbridge Was Real|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Few, if any were ever awaited with greater public interest than this one.
On Friday, Braff returns to the big screen with Wish I Was Here, his long-“awaited” follow-up to Garden State.
For the past four years, Ebrahimi has awaited execution by hanging for her crime.
In this way the mind of the Foreign Office was moved, and the coming of the young duke was awaited with considerable anxiety.Marion Fay|Anthony Trollope
This, after some pondering, I concluded to represent Pygmalion, as he awaited the quickening of his statue.Phantastes|George MacDonald
Then he simply mounted a tree, and with revolver cocked, awaited his would-be intruder.The Hunted Outlaw|Anonymous
Mr. Brookes wept a little and laughed a little, and reminded them of the oblivion that awaited all their little quarrels.Spring Days|George Moore
Before the hour for the ceremony, all three awaited the procession.Bouvard and Pcuchet|Gustave Flaubert
early 13c., awaiten, from Old North French awaitier (Old French agaitier) "to lie in wait for, watch, observe," from a- "to" (see ad-) + waitier "to watch" (see wait (v.)). Originally especially with a hostile sense. Related: Awaited; awaiting.