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waitverb abide, await, be patient, bear with compooure, bide, continue, defer, delay, discontinue, extend, halt, hesitate, linger, loiter, mark time, pause, postpone, procrastinate, prorogate, protract, put off, remain, remand, reserve, retard, shelve, stall, stay, suspend, table, tarry, waive
waitnoun adjournment, cessation, deferment, delay, dilatoriness, halt, hindrance, moratorium, obstacle, pause, postponement, procrastination, prorogation, remand, respite, retardation, stay, stop, suspension
See also: cessation, defer, deferment, delay, discontinue, forbear, halt, hesitate, last, moratorium, pause, procrastinate, remain, respite, rest, stay