Meaning : The act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something).
The wait was an ordeal for him.
Synonyms : waiting
Meaning : Stay in one place and anticipate or expect something.
I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets.
Meaning : Serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant.
I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's.
Synonyms : waitress