await-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: wait for or expect somebody or something

Commentary: Often used anthropomorphically. For example, a future experience or a thing to be given to or used by someone can be said to await that person.

He's anxiously awaiting his test results.
A marvellous reception awaited me on my first day at work.
Your carriage awaits, my lady!
I began to hear of strange and exotic adventures that awaited me beyond the seas.
Death awaits us all.
The contract awaits ratification.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Expectation
PropBank: await.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1