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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).

Usage examples (35)
  • The moon will wax, the moon will wane. The mist and cloud will turn to rain.
  • Shvat Affective Disorder is on the wane, which is good.
  • On the wane are the heavy borrowing and complex securities that financiers embraced in recent years.
  • Sad to kind of wane away as it did the last few years … for more
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