Synonyms of wane in English:



  • 1 the moon is waning
    disappear, decrease, diminish, dwindle
    [Antonyms] wax
  • 2 support for the strike was waning
    decrease, decline, diminish, dwindle, shrink, contract, taper off, tail off, subside, slacken, droop, sink, ebb, dim, fade (away), grow faint, lessen, dissolve, peter out, wind down, fall off, attenuate, be on the way out, abate, fail, recede, slump, flag, atrophy, become weak, weaken, give in, give way, melt away, deteriorate, crumble, wither, disintegrate, degenerate, evaporate, collapse, go downhill, draw to a close, vanish, die out
    [Antonyms] increase grow
  • noun

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    on the wane

    the popularity of these films may be on the wane
    [Antonyms] increasing growing
    decliningon the declinedecreasingdiminishingdwindlingshrinkingcontractingtapering offtailing offsubsidingslackeningdroopingsinkingebbingdimmingfading awaygrowing faintlesseningdissolvingpetering outwinding downfalling offattenuatingon the way outabatingfailingrecedingslumpingin a slumpin remissionflaggingatrophyingweakeninggiving waymelting awaydeterioratingin a state of deteriorationcrumblingwitheringdisintegratingdegeneratingevaporatingcollapsingdrawing to a closevanishingdying outobsolescentmoribund informalon one's last legs rareevanescing

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