wane (Meaning)

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wane (n)

a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)

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wane (v)

grow smaller

become smaller

decrease in phase

Webster

wane (v. i.)

To be diminished; to decrease; -- contrasted with wax, and especially applied to the illuminated part of the moon.

To decline; to fail; to sink.

Webster

wane (v. t.)

To cause to decrease.

Webster

wane (n.)

The decrease of the illuminated part of the moon to the eye of a spectator.

Decline; failure; diminution; decrease; declension.

An inequality in a board.

The natural curvature of a log or of the edge of a board sawed from a log.

wane Sentence Examples

  1. The once-bright star has begun to wane, its brilliance diminishing with time.
  2. The moon's glow waned as the dawn approached, casting a dim light upon the sleeping world.
  3. Relationships can wane over time, the flame of passion gradually extinguished by neglect.
  4. As the day waned, a sense of calm descended upon the bustling city.
  5. The enthusiasm for the project waned significantly after the initial surge of excitement.
  6. Summer's greenery wanes in autumn, giving way to vibrant hues of orange and red.
  7. The popularity of the trend has begun to wane, as people move on to newer and more exciting things.
  8. The once-powerful empire's strength waned with each passing year, eventually leading to its downfall.
  9. The intensity of the storm waned, leaving behind a trail of destruction in its wake.
  10. As my youth wanes, I find myself reflecting on the experiences and memories that have shaped my life.

FAQs About the word wane

a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number), grow smaller, become smaller, decrease in phaseTo be diminished; to decrease; -- contrasted with wax

decrease, fall,subside, diminish, decline, vanish, moderate, taper, pall, dwindle

accumulate, enlarge, build, escalate, mount, intensify, increase, soar, build, intensify

The once-bright star has begun to wane, its brilliance diminishing with time.

The moon's glow waned as the dawn approached, casting a dim light upon the sleeping world.

Relationships can wane over time, the flame of passion gradually extinguished by neglect.

As the day waned, a sense of calm descended upon the bustling city.