What is the noun for wait?

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wait
  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
waiter
  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
waiting
await
  1. (obsolete) A waiting for; ambush.
  2. (obsolete) Watching, watchfulness, suspicious observation.
waits
awaiters
  1. plural of awaiter
waitings
waiters
awaits
  1. plural of await
awaiter
  1. One who awaits.
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