Synonyms & Antonyms : Wane





Wane



( Verb )


After his defeat in the election, his reputation started to
wane.

Synonyms:

Abate

Atrophy

Decrease

Diminish

Drop

Dwindle

Fail

Lesson

Contextual Examples:

Public interest in this issue seems to have
abated.

The idealism had become totally
atrophied.

The government has
decreased the size of grants.

His strength has
diminished over the years.

Their savings have
dwindled away to almost nothing.

His influence was already
lessening.



Antonyms:

Blossom

Brighten

Develop

Expand

Grow

Improve

Increase

Rise

Strengthen

Wax

Contextual Examples:

The gulmohar trees are in full
blossom.

He was
brightened up when he heard the good news.

The plot for the novel gradually
developed well.

A tyre
expands when we pump air into it.

You must invest more money if you want your business to
grow.

Her health is gradually
improving.




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