What is the noun for wait?

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  1. A delay.
  2. An ambush.
  3. (obsolete) One who watches; a watchman.
  4. (plural) Hautboys, or oboes, played by town musicians.
  5. (plural) Musicians who sing or play at night or in the early morning, especially at Christmas time; serenaders; musical watchmen. [formerly waites, wayghtes.]
  6. Synonyms:
    1. delay, pause, hold-up, interval, stay, gap, detention, halt, rest, lull, stoppage, postponement, interlude, suspension, cessation, break, intermission, interruption, check, detainment, hiatus, discontinuation, holdback, holdup, recess, respite, moratorium, lapse, entr'acte, hindrance, downtime, interim, holding pattern, down, period of waiting, hold, time wasted, time lag, on hold
  1. A male or sometimes female attendant who serves customers at their tables in a restaurant, café or similar.
  2. (literally) Someone who waits for somebody or something; a person who is waiting.
  3. (obsolete) A vessel or tray on which something is carried, as dishes, etc.; a salver.
  4. Synonyms:
    1. server, servant, attendant, waitperson, steward, maître d'hôtel, stewardess, flunkey, page, host, waitress, butler, hostess, sommelier, head waiter, slaver, garcon, waitron, carhop, tray, salver, footman, headwaiter, servitor, wine waiter, head waitress, wine steward, maitre d', sommelier des vins
  1. (obsolete) A waiting for; ambush.
  2. (obsolete) Watching, watchfulness, suspicious observation.
  1. plural of awaiter
  1. plural of await
  1. One who awaits.
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