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What does "Wane" mean?

Definition

(n.) An inequality in a board (n.) Decline; failure; diminution; decrease; declension (n.) The decrease of the illuminated part of the moon to the eye of a spectator (v. i.) To be diminished; to decrease; -- contrasted with wax, and especially applied to the illuminated part of the moon (v. i.) To decline; to fail; to sink (v. t.) To cause to decrease


Synonyms decline, ebb, go down, ebbing


Example: "Interest in his novels waned" Example: "Interest in the project waned"


Word Family waned, wanes, waning