简明英汉词典

wait at table
侍候人家吃饭

现代英汉词典

wait
[weIt]
vi., vt.

(1)

等,等候,等待
to wait for a bus
等公共汽车
I'm waiting for James to arrive.
我正等着詹姆斯的到来。
I bought a paper and waited for the train.
我买了一张报纸就等火车了。
Please wait a minute.
请等一会儿。
Don't wait dinner for me.
别等我吃晚饭。
We're waiting for an answer.
我等着回答。

(2)

耽搁;推迟;延缓
to wait until next week
推迟到下星期

(3)

服侍;服务;侍候
The customer had not been waited on for quite a long time so he drummed on the table with his fingers.
顾客好长时间没人招呼他,于是就用手指在桌上咚咚地敲。
This servant will wait on your guests.
这个服务员将为你的客人服务。

习惯用语

wait at table
侍候进餐
He waits at table.
接待餐桌上的顾客。
(= wait on table)

词性变化
n.

(1)

等,等候
There was a long wait before they could get on the train.
他们上火车之前等了很长时间。

(2)

(pl)(圣诞节期间挨户演唱的)募捐合唱队

lie in wait (for)
埋伏以待
The cat lay in wait for the bird to fly down.
猫躲在那儿等着鸟飞下来。

常用词组

wait up
(常与for连用)等…回来才睡,等着…不睡

现代英汉综合大辞典

wait
[weit]
vi.

(1)

等候, 等(待); 期望, 期待(for)

(2)

服侍, 侍候

(3)

准备好

(4)

耽搁, 暂缓; (对尊长者的)拜访, 谒见(on, upon)
Wait a moment please.
请稍等一会儿。
I am sorry to have kept you waiting.
很抱歉让你久等了。
Our dinner is waiting for us.
我们的晚餐已经准备好了。
That work will have towait.
那项工作需要暂时搁一下。

词性变化

wait
[weit]
vt.

(1)

等候[待]; 期待

(2)

延缓

(3)

服侍, 侍候
wait a person's return
等待某人回来
wait one's chance
等待机会
We waited dinner for him.
我们因等他而延缓开饭。

wait
[weit]
n.

(1)

等待

(2)

埋伏

(3)

[the waits](圣诞节时)沿街唱颂诗募捐的人们

继承用法

wait-a-bit
n.
有刺钩的植物, 荆棘

wait-and-see
adj.
观望的, 等着瞧的

waitlist
vt.
把...登入申请人名单

习惯用语

at [in] wait
等待

lie in wait [lay wait] for
埋伏着等待, 准备出其不意地袭击(或恐吓)

Everything comes to him who waits.
[谚]凡事都要肯等, 久等必有一善。

wait a bit
[口]等一下, 稍等 一等

wait and see
等着瞧吧; 等等看

wait at table
侍候人家吃饭

wait for (up)
等待, 等候

wait out

(1)

在外面等着

(2)

等到...末了(结束)

(3)

以等待的方式挫败...

wait until [till]
等到

wait up (for)
熬夜等候

wait upon [on] n.
服侍, 招待; 追随; 拜访; 随着而产生

英汉航海大词典

wait at table
vi.伺候进餐

英汉化学大词典

wait at table
vi.伺候进餐

英汉计算机大词典

wait at table
vi.伺候进餐

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