dwindle (Meaning)

Wordnet

dwindle (v)

become smaller or lose substance

Webster

dwindle (v. i.)

To diminish; to become less; to shrink; to waste or consume away; to become degenerate; to fall away.

Webster

dwindle (v. t.)

To make less; to bring low.

To break; to disperse.

Webster

dwindle (n.)

The process of dwindling; dwindlement; decline; degeneracy.

dwindle Sentence Examples

  1. The number of monarch butterflies has been dwindling in recent years, causing concern among conservationists.
  2. The supply of food dwindled as the long winter wore on, leading to widespread hunger and suffering.
  3. As the days dwindled down to the exam, the students burned the midnight oil, cramming in as much information as they could.
  4. The once-bustling town had dwindled to a few scattered buildings, a sad reminder of its former glory.
  5. The patient's health continued to dwindle, despite the best efforts of the medical team.
  6. The company's profits dwindled as competition intensified and consumer demand shifted.
  7. The forest's resources dwindled due to overlogging and unsustainable practices, threatening the delicate ecosystem.
  8. The crowd dwindled as the rain started to pour, leaving only a handful of die-hard fans cheering on their team.
  9. The popularity of the once-beloved TV show dwindled over time, eventually leading to its cancellation.
  10. The dwindling water levels in the reservoir raised concerns about the region's water supply.

FAQs About the word dwindle

become smaller or lose substanceTo diminish; to become less; to shrink; to waste or consume away; to become degenerate; to fall away., To make less; to bring lo

reduce, decrease, diminish, deplete, drop, cut, ease, slash, shrink,lower

augment, swell, amplify, raise, enlarge, increase, escalate, augment, raise,increase

The number of monarch butterflies has been dwindling in recent years, causing concern among conservationists.

The supply of food dwindled as the long winter wore on, leading to widespread hunger and suffering.

As the days dwindled down to the exam, the students burned the midnight oil, cramming in as much information as they could.

The once-bustling town had dwindled to a few scattered buildings, a sad reminder of its former glory.