HyperDic: wane

English > 4 senses of the word wane:
VERBchangewane, decline, go downgrow smaller
changewanebecome smaller
changewanedecrease in phase
NOUNprocesswane, ebb, ebbinga gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
wane > pronunciation
Soundswey'n
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English > wane: 4 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningA gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
Synonymsebb, ebbing
Broaderdecline, diminutionchange toward something smaller or lower
Spanishmengua
Catalanminvament, minva
Verbswanedecrease in phase
wanegrow smaller
English > wane: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningGrow smaller.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Interest in the project waned"
Synonymsdecline, go down
Narrowerdipgo down momentarily
dropgo down in value
wear onPass slowly (of time)
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Spanishdeclinar, disminuir, mermar
Catalandeclinar, disminuir, minvar
Nounswanea gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
waninga gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
English > wane: 4 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome smaller.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Interest in his novels waned"
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Oppositewax, mount, climb, risego up or advance
Spanishdisminuir
Catalandisminuir, minvar
Nounswaninga gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
English > wane: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningdecrease in phase.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe moon will soon wane
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Oppositewax, fullincrease in phase
Catalandecréixer
Nounswanea gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
waninga gradual decrease in magnitude or extent

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