HyperDic: waning

English > 2 senses of the word waning:
NOUNeventwaninga gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
ADJECTIVEallwaning(of the Moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases
waning > pronunciation
Soundswey'nihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > waning: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of the Moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases.
Example"after full moon comes the waning moon"
Oppositewaxing(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases
Spanishmenguante
English > waning: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA gradual decrease in magnitude or extent.
Examples
  • "the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious"
  • "the waxing and waning of the moon"
Broaderdecrease, lessening, drop-offA change downward
OppositewaxingA gradual increase / increase in magnitude or extent
Verbswanebecome smaller
wanedecrease in phase
wanegrow smaller

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