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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywait on
he/she/itwaits on
present participlewaiting on
past tensewaited on
past participlewaited on

Related meanings

  1. 1
    wait on someone to serve people in a restaurant

    What do we have to do to get waited on here?

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  2. 2
    wait on something to wait for a particular thing to happen

    Foreign investors are waiting on election results there.

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