Wane synonyms

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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
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To fall away or decline
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(Intransitive) To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.
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To lose strength, become weaker; to wane
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Absent means taking the action to purposefully stay away or go away, often from a bad or unpleasant situation.
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(Intransitive, physics, of a quantum system) To undergo optical decay, that is, to relax to a less excited state, usually by emitting a photon or phonon.
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Die is defined as to stop living, existing or fade away.
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(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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(Gram.) To inflect (a noun, pronoun, or adjective) systematically, giving its different forms according to case, number, and gender
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To deduct or omit. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).]
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Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
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(Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
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(Intransitive) To decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size.
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To abate, lessen, lower, etc.
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To sink or fall to the bottom; settle, as sediment
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To get a grade of failure in (a subject)
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(Games) To determine the order of play by hitting or shooting a ball toward a mark, as in marbles or billiards, with the player whose ball stops closest to the mark going first.
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To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
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The chief of the 12 Apostles. He is traditionally regarded as the first bishop of Rome and author of two epistles in the New Testament.
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To draw back, resulting in less of something behind
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Shrink is defined as to become less, reduce or make smaller.
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To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
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To make or become weak or weaker.
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To wilt is to get weak.
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(Obsolete) To go against, resist; oppose.
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To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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To collect.
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Any of various solid, usually yellow substances that melt or soften easily when heated. They are similar to fats, but are less greasy and more brittle. Naturally occurring animal and plant waxes are esters of saturated fatty acids and alcohols of high molecular weight, including sterols. Waxes are also manufactured synthetically from petroleum, and are used to make polishers, lubricants, coatings, waterproofing, crayons, candles, and many other products.
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To become or cause to become less active or intense
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From an earlier to a later period or person
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So as to be away from or not engaged in work or duty:
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To become or cause to become less active or intense
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To reduce the difficulty of (something).
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Fall is defined as to drop or come down, often unexpectedly.
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(Intransitive) To become detached or to drop from.
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To slip or fall; esp., to slip into a specified state
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To cause to be less extreme, intense, or violent.
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To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
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To make or become less vigorous, intense, or severe; ease:
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To be unproductive; to not perform one's duties.
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(Intransitive) To lose good or desirable qualities.
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Deteriorate is defined as to make or become worse or lower in value or quality.
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(Often with up) To note, mark or point out for attention.
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(Intransitive) To pine away in longing for something; to have low spirits, especially from lovesickness. [from 14th c.]
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To use up or spend without real need, gain, or purpose; squander
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To lose strength or power
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Reduction in amount, degree, or intensity; diminution.
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A temporary stop; a pause.
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A lessening of amount due, as in either work or money or intensity of a thing.
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The act or process of becoming less active or intense
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The process of becoming less active or severe
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In a strong manner; greatly, severely, vigorously, etc.
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The action of something that ebbs.
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(Intransitive) To fall (down), fall to the floor.
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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
Find another word for wane. In this page you can discover 61 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wane, like: diminish, ebb, fade, fade-away, absent, decay, decrescence, die, diminution, decrease and decline.