Difference between wait and procrastinate
- wait before acting
- look forward to the probable occurrence of
- stay in one place and anticipate or expect something
- serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant
- time during which some action is awaited
- the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
Which of them will prefer football and which the ant nest, we'll have to wait and see.
We drove a mile or so to Shipley Glen, a wooded hillside where a bit of family fairground fun awaited.
Maybe your parents are right about waiting a few more years until you decide.
- postpone doing what one should be doing
- postpone or delay needlessly
We would have make it earlier, but I procrastinated with completed and sealed ballots sitting on my desk for a couple of days -- no good excuse, but the reminders to spare the GOTC callers (and ourselves) reminder calls goosed me into action.
A good correspondent does not procrastinate.
The colonial powers procrastinated, either by inefficiency or intent (perhaps thinking they would get them for nothing if they did not pay).