Wane

By Helena Barley

Definition

To decrease gradually

Part of speech

Verb

Synonyms

  • Decline
  • Decrease
  • Diminish

Antonyms

  • Increase
  • Growth
  • Rise

Sentences

  • The assembly began to wane, and the last person was gone by ten.
  • The exploring enterprise of the Spanish nation did not wane after the conquest of Peru and Mexico, and the acquisition of the vast empire of the Indies.
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Colorado River in Peril