wait

suomi-englanti sanakirja

wait englannista suomeksi

  1. odottaa

  2. tarjoilla

  3. odotus

  4. odotella

  1. Verbi

  2. odottaa

  3. tarjoilla

  4. Substantiivi

  5. odotus

wait englanniksi

  1. To delay movement or action until the arrival or occurrence of; to await. (Now generally superseded by “for”.)

  2. (RQ:Dryden Virgil)

  3. Awed with these words, in camps they still abide, / And wait with longing looks their promised guide.
  4. 1992, (w), ''A Place of Greater Safety'', Harper Perennial 2007, page 30:

  5. The Court had assembled, to wait events, in the huge antechamber known as the Œil de Boeuf.
  6. To delay movement or action until some event or time; to remain neglected or in readiness.

  7. (RQ:Milton Poems 1673)

  8. Haste, my dear father; 'tis no time to wait.
  9. (quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=4| passage=No matter how early I came down, I would find him on the veranda, smoking cigarettes, or otherwise his man would be there with a message to say that his master would shortly join me if I would kindly wait.

  10. (ux)

  11. To tables; to serve customers in a restaurant or other eating establishment.

  12. To attend on; to accompany; especially, to attend with ceremony or respect.

  13. He chose a thousand horse, the flower of all / His warlike troops, to wait the funeral.
  14. 1714, (w), ''The Tragedy of Jane Shore''

  15. Remorse and heaviness of heart shall wait thee, / And everlasting anguish be thy portion.
  16. To attend as a consequence; to follow upon; to accompany.

  17. To defer or postpone (especially a meal).

  18. ''to wait dinner''

  19. To remain faithful to one’s partner or betrothed during a prolonged period of absence.

  20. 1957,Dagny Taggart and Francisco d'Anconia, Ayn Rand's ''Atlas Shrugged''

  21. She did not question him. Before leaving, she asked only, "When will I see you again?" He answered, "I don't know. Don't wait for me, Dagny. Next time we meet, you will not want to see me."
  22. 1974, (w), ''(w)''

  23. ''I will wait / Even if it takes forever / I will wait / Even if it takes a lifetime''
  24. A delay.

  25. ''I had a very long wait at the airport security check.''

  26. An ambush.

  27. ''They lay in wait for the patrol.''

  28. (RQ:Milton PL)

  29. One who watches; a watchman.

  30. Hautboys, or oboes, played by town musicians.

  31. (rfquotek)

  32. Musicians who sing or play at night or in the early morning, especially at Christmas time; serenaders; musical watchmen. waites, wayghtes.

  33. (RQ:BFCT)

  34. Hark! are the waits abroad?
  35. 1819-1820, (w), ''The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon''

  36. The sound of the waits, rude as may be their minstrelsy, breaks upon the mild watches of a winter night with the effect of perfect harmony.
  37. white

  38. (romanization of)

  39. wheat (''Triticum'')

  40. bread