Learn how to say Waited correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word wait:
1stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or event:
he did not wait for a reply
we’re waiting for Allan to get back
Vera did not wait on a Home Office ruling
Ben stood on the street corner waiting to cross
I had to wait my turn to play
(wait for or on) stay where one is or delay action until (someone) arrives or is ready:
he sits on the corner waiting for Mary
she was waiting on her boyfriend
be left until a later time before being dealt with:
we shall need a statement later, but that will have to wait
[with object] informal defer (a meal) until a person’s arrival:
I told my parents not to wait supper
2remain in readiness for a purpose:
he found the train waiting on the platform
(of a vehicle) be parked for a short time at the side of a road.
3 (cannot wait) used to indicate that one is eagerly impatient to do something or for something to happen:
I can’t wait to tell Nick what happened
4act as a waiter or waitress, serving food and drink:
a local man was employed to wait on them at table
we had to wait tables in the mess hall
1 [in singular] a period of waiting:
we had a long wait
2 (waits) archaic street singers of Christmas carols.
historical official bands of musicians maintained by a city or town.