verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of await
Examples from the Web for awaiting
According to Kostick, while awaiting a van to transport Stewart to the nearest police station, his mood changed.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still other media sources are reporting that the DNA test is awaiting results.
Kijima is awaiting the outcome of an appeal to the Japanese Supreme Court.
Freundel was charged with six counts of voyeurism, a misdemeanor, and has surrendered his passport while awaiting trial.Women Describe How Top D.C. Rabbi Allegedly Spied on Them in the Nude|Steven I. Weiss|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
MacDonald attended the trial but escaped on bond when he was awaiting sentence.
Each city turned its attention to strengthening its own walls, and awaiting the attack of the Persians.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
Rayel wished to go with me, and I gladly assented, for it seemed wise as an initiatory step in the new life that was awaiting him.The Master of Silence|Irving Bacheller
While awaiting his return I took the Little Flower into my confidence, and found her delighted that she was to be "teached."Nancy Stair|Elinor Macartney Lane
All along the side of the road extended an array of huge new pipes, some three feet in diameter, awaiting their turn underground.The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch|Talbot Baines Reed
On the other bank my servant is awaiting you with the swift horses; mention my name, and he will hand them over to you.The Slaves of the Padishah|Mr Jkai
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.