Definition of 'wane'
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He has constant pins and needles over his upper body and waning strength. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most of us accept that as we grow old our physical and mental powers will wane. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But she looks set to remain in the limelight long after many of their careers have waned. The Sun (2011)They talk about a waning of interest in them. The Sun (2011)The thing that has really surprised me is a waning of interest in gorgeous things. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The monotony soon has your interest waning. The Sun (2016)It cannot have gone unnoticed that our global power has waned in tandem with the waning of our pants. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At first darkly comic, the show gradually waned and became more saccharine and fluffy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The result: tribal influence is waning. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Spray first during a waning moon, and if possible on a leaf day. Secrets of the Soil (1990)But his influence waned once Labour was elected. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was born in the waning days of vinyl records. Christianity Today (2000)The problem was his powers were waning and the more he strove for the hundred, the harder the hunt became. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His baleful influence will wane. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The chairman is a backbench MP hoping for a publicity boost to his waning career. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Very thin waning crescent Moon above on the 13th. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Thin waning crescent Moon nearby on the 8th. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The signs of a waning career, visible for much of last season, had vanished through the winter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'wane'
British English: wane VERB
If something wanes, it becomes gradually weaker or less, often so that it eventually disappears.
While his interest in these sports began to wane, a passion for rugby developed.
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