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Definition 1: a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number) - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for wane in the sense of this definition

(wane is a kind of ...) change toward something smaller or lower

Definition 2: become smaller - [verb of change]

Samples where wane or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Interest in his novels waned

(wane is a kind of ...) decrease in size, extent, or range

"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester" "The cabin pressure fell dramatically" "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds" "his voice fell to a whisper"

Definition 3: decrease in phase - [verb of change]

Samples where wane or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the moon is waning

(wane is a kind of ...) decrease in size, extent, or range

"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester" "The cabin pressure fell dramatically" "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds" "his voice fell to a whisper"

Definition 4: grow smaller - [verb of change]

Samples where wane or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Interest in the project waned

Synonyms for wane in the sense of this definition

(wane is a kind of ...) decrease in size, extent, or range

"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester" "The cabin pressure fell dramatically" "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds" "his voice fell to a whisper"

(... is a kind of wane ) go down momentarily

"Prices dipped"

(... is a kind of wane ) pass slowly (of time)

"The day wore on"

(... is a kind of wane ) go down in value

"Stock prices dropped"

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