Synonyms for Waiting:

n.

hoping for, next in turn, in wait, Languishing, Expecting, in line. continue. act (noun)
wait.
waiting (noun)
wait, ready and waiting, ready.

v.

hesitating (verb)
shrinking, Delaying, Pausing, faltering, Recoiling, balking, halting, hesitating.
remaining (verb)
persisting, lingering, remaining, prevailing, lasting, Tarrying, enduring.
resting (verb)
Quieting, fixing, calming, slumbering, sleeping, settling, Staying, subsiding, Vegetating, marking time, standing, Becalming, Stagnating, tranquilizing, Resting, settling down, Stilling.

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Other relevant words:
wait, ready and waiting, Expecting, ready.

Usage examples for waiting

  1. And there is no woman waiting for you there? – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  2. Urim is waiting for you. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  3. He said this because Sprague stood waiting for him to play. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking