What is the JavaScript version of sleep()?

The JavaScript version of sleep() is “await”. The await feature pauses the current aync function.


You can try to run the following code to implement sleep in JavaScript

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
         function setSleep(ms) {
            return new Promise(resolve => setTimeout(resolve, ms));
         async function Display() {
            document.write('Wait for 5 seconds!');
            await setSleep(5000);
            document.write('After 5 seconds!');