[ US /əˈweɪt/ ]
[ UK /ɐwˈe‍ɪt/ ]
  1. look forward to the probable occurrence of
    She is looking to a promotion
    We were expecting a visit from our relatives
    he is waiting to be drafted
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How To Use await In A Sentence

  •     Hesper, awaiting thee each sentinel holdeth alarum. Poems and Fragments
  • Thelma has several drug-related convictions and is awaiting trial on a charge of violent disorder.
  • We drove a mile or so to Shipley Glen, a wooded hillside where a bit of family fairground fun awaited.
  • Lennox Lewis and the rest of boxing await the answer with not inconsiderable interest.
  • But the underlying cause of last week's yo-yo-ing on the markets was the long-awaited shake-out of the over-valued internet companies.
  • While awaiting maintenance arrival, Airmen Green and Helton continued patrolling the area to verify that all aircraft were chocked.
  • By 1781, British General Lord Charles Cornwallis was ordered to march into Virginia to await resupply near Chesapeake Bay.
  • The biggest surprise still awaited us. Times, Sunday Times
  • High jinks and fast-moving action prove another winning combination for Bad Boy cops Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in this long-awaited sequel.
  • They are only preparing them for the preferential treatment awaiting them when they become hardened criminals in modern jails. The Sun
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