Definitions of Waited

  1. of Wait

Quotes of Waited

  1. It's a terrible thing to have to tell your fans, who have waited like Detroit's have, that their team won't win it this year. But it's better than lying to them. – Sparky Anderson
  2. There's nothing undignified about lying about all day and being waited on by servants, sipping bloody champagne. – Jeffrey Bernard
  3. I used to think like Moses. That knocked me down for a couple years and put me in prison. Then I start thinking like Job. Job waited and became the wealthiest and richest man ever 'cause he believed in God. – James Brown
  4. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for: it is a thing to be achieved. – William Jennings Bryant
  5. The man in gray decided to take the Glen Suite of diamonds at midnight. Provided they were still in the apartment safe and the occupants away. This he needed to know. So he watched and he waited At half past seven he was rewarded. – Frederick Forsyth
  6. Life is made up of a series of judgments on insufficient data, and if we waited to run down all our doubts, it would flow past us. – Learned Hand
  7. I suppose that if I could have quit, I would have, because in those days I never wanted to be an actress, the acting was something to do while I waited for a chance to study writing and directing. But I guess I was just meant to be an actress. Because, here I am. – Judy Holliday
  8. I would have been happy to have waited till I was in my mid- to late -30s before I got married, but you don't choose when these things happen, and when they do, there's no doubt in your mind. – Natalie Imbruglia
  9. It was a bright, clear afternoon in the late fall that pretty Miss Cable drove up in her trap and waited at the curb for her father to come forth from his office in one of Chicago's tallest buildings. – George Barr McCutcheon
  10. The time I had waited probably made the difference between success and failure. – Anna Neagle
  11. I made some salt and pepper shakers a while back and waited three years for them to come. – Marc Newson
  12. If you wait until those weapons pose a direct, clear, present danger to the United States, you've probably waited too long. – John Sununu
  13. If I waited till I felt like writing, I'd never write at all. – Anne Tyler
  14. His passion has aroused the best and the beast in man. And the beast waited for him in the kitchen. – Theodore White

Usage examples for Waited

  1. Peter waited a moment for some one else to speak. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. As I have waited so long, I think I shall wait a little longer. – Master Olof A Drama in Five Acts by August Strindberg
  3. He waited for the other to speak. – Monkey On His Back by Charles V. De Vet
  4. He waited quite a while before he answered me. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  5. I waited and waited and then- Oh- what was that, do you know? – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  6. How long we had waited I don't know. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  7. And now he waited for an answer. – Between Whiles by Helen Hunt Jackson
  8. So she had waited for him.... – Jane Oglander by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  9. Not a word was spoken; they simply sat and waited perhaps twenty minutes. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  10. They waited and waited – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  11. Then he sat down and waited – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  12. Oh, if he had only waited in England! – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. " I went to bed, and waited for the next thing to happen. – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  14. They waited for some time longer in silence. – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  15. He's waited long enough. – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  16. " That's the first word, old man, as ever I heard you speak in his favor," said a miner, contemptuously; " and you've waited for that till he's dead." – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  17. I can't stop in bed and be waited on by you. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  18. He held himself still in his chair and waited – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  19. I have waited a long time for this chance. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. Fanny waited a moment. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson