verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of await
OTHER WORDS FROM awaita·wait·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for await
We’ve asked if it sold part or all of its stake, possibly earlier this year, and are awaiting word back.A16z is now managing $16.5 billion, after announcing two new funds|Natasha Mascarenhas|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
It was one of the first games that asked players to behave as if they were actually creeping through the dark halls of the Tower of Latria, hearing bells jingle down the hallway as some Eldritch horror awaits.‘Demon’s Souls’ review: The ideal PlayStation 5 launch game|Gene Park|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
As I collected recipes to make meals that help power you onward during quests, I got emotional as I thought about the more muted Thanksgiving that awaits us this year in the real world.‘Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity’: A semi-satisfying new piece of the ‘Zelda’ universe|Harold Goldberg|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Union officials said youths at the facility were scheduled to be tested Thursday, and 20 workers are awaiting results.Smithsonian museums, zoo to close as coronavirus caseload in D.C. region hits record for 16th day|Dana Hedgpeth, Ovetta Wiggins|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The woman has since pleaded guilty to federal forced labor and other charges and is awaiting sentencing.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Dozens of tearful family members huddled at the Surabaya and Singapore airports, anxiously awaiting news of loved ones.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
This is but a mere campfire compared to the potential inferno awaiting us.‘Why Have I Lost Control?’: Cory Booker in ’92 on Rodney King Echoes Ferguson|Cory Booker|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kijima is awaiting the outcome of an appeal to the Japanese Supreme Court.
This talk had been on that very day before, while they sat impatiently awaiting her arrival, and it had made John Chester wince.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
He had been dead three days, and his friends were awaiting Tati to pay the last honours to the deceased.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Your letters are awaiting me in Paris, and my heart yearns for them, but we must remain here a few days longer.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Then Winston turned suddenly, and running down the stairway shook the man awaiting him by the arm.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
Several months lingered slowly away while these men were awaiting their trial.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott