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Another word for wane

Verb
  1. To become or cause to become less active or intense

  2. See also:

    increase

Another word for wane

Noun
  1. The act or process of becoming less active or intense

  2. See also:

    increase

Another word for wane

Verb

Synonym Study

  • Subside suggests a quieting or slackening of violent activity or turbulence her temper had subsided
  • Ebb , applied specifically to a fluctuating force, refers to one of the periods of recession or decline their ebbing fortunes
  • Abate suggests a progressive lessening in degree, intensity, etc. the fever is abating
  • Wane implies a fading or weakening of that which has reached a peak of force, excellence, etc. his fame waned rapidly