wait-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: an interval of delay or postponement

Commentary: WAIT[+span][+temporal][+delay][+postponement]

The wait at that restaurant can be very long on Friday nights.
The child couldn't stand the wait any longer and crept out of bed to look at presents under the Christmas tree.
A wait of even a few minutes can put the patient's life in danger.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1