Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
wait /weit/
  • danh từ
    • sự chờ đợi; thời gian chờ đợi
      • to have a long wait at the station: phải chờ đợi lâu ở ga
    • sự rình, sự mai phục; chỗ rình, chỗ mai phục
      • to lie in wait for: nằm rình, mai phục
      • to lay wait for: bố trí mai phục; đặt bẫy
    • (số nhiều) người hát rong ngày lễ Nô-en
    • nội động từ
      • chờ, đợi
        • to wait until (till)...: ... đợi đến khi...
        • please wait a bit (moment, minute): xin đợi một lát
        • to wait about (around): đứng chờ lâu một chỗ
        • to wait for somebody: chờ ai
        • to keep a person waiting: bắt ai chờ đợi
        • wait and see!: chờ xem
      • hầu bàn
        • to wait at table; mỹ to wait on table: hầu bàn
    • ngoại động từ
      • chờ, đợi
        • to wait orders: đợi lệnh
        • to wait one's turn: đợt lượt mình
      • hoãn lại, lùi lại
        • don't wait dinner for me: cứ ăn trước đừng đợi tôi
      • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) theo hầu
      • to wait on (upon)
        • hầu hạ, phục dịch
      • đến thăm (người trên mình)
      • (thể dục,thể thao) bám sát (địch thủ)
      • to wait up for someone
        • (thông tục) thức đợi ai
    Concise Dictionary
    +time during which some action is awaited
    +the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
    +stay in one place and anticipate or expect something
    +wait before acting
    +look forward to the probable occurrence of
    +serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 tarry, linger, hold on, stay, bide (one's) time, mark time, stand by, Colloq cool (one's) heels, stick around, sit tight, hang on, Brit hang about, US hang around:
    If you wait till I've finished this, I'll join you for dinner.
    2 be delayed or postponed or deferred or shelved or put off, US be tabled, Colloq be put on ice or on the back burner:
    The quarterly sales figures can wait - we haven't yet completed those for this month.
    3 wait on or upon. serve, attend (to), minister (to):
    Rose made such a fuss that the restaurant staff refused to wait on her.
    4 delay, pause, stay, hold-up, interval, halt, stop, stoppage, break, hiatus, lacuna, gap, respite, rest (period), intermission, discontinuation, recess:
    There was an extra long wait between trains because of track repairs further up the line.

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