Wane

Wane

  • (verb) (of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker; “confidence in the dollar waned”
  • (verb) (of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size; “the moon is waning”
  • (Phrase) on the wane — becoming weaker or less extensive; “the epidemic was on the wane”
  • (noun) the amount by which a plank or log is bevelled or falls short of a squared shape; “I cut the log into slabs without removing the outside wane”

Wane (वेन / वैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उतरना, घटना, ढलना, कम होना, क्षीण होना, अधोगति, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, घटाव, पतन, ह्रास, चंद घटना

Wane Origin

  • Old English wanian ‘lessen’, of Germanic origin; related to Latin vanus ‘vain’.

Wane in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Manufacturing activity picks up but optimism continues to wane.
  • US Report Says Anti-Americanism On the Wane in Greece.
  • India’s craze for gold on the wane as yellow metal gets dearer.
  • Atheism may be on the wane in Britain.
  • Davos: Citigroup CEO admits London focus will wane after Brexit.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of wane

  • wane === opposite of gain

Wane pronunciation

Quail

quail English Hindi meaning

Quail Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Quail

  • (verb) feel or show fear or apprehension; “she quailed at his heartless words”
  • (noun) a small or medium-sized New World game bird.

Quail (क्वेल / क्वैल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • डरना, डूबना, दबना, धमकाना, घबरा जाना, हिम्मत हारना, हार मानना, भयभीत होना, धमकी देना, हिम्मत हार

Quail Origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘waste away, come to nothing’): of unknown origin.

Quail in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Only Sunil Narine held his own with 2/22 but the rest just quailed in the face of Pollard’s assault.
  • He looked into an abyss and unlike Dr Manmohan Singh, who quailed and turned away because the darkness was frightening, Modi has taken.
  • When he wanted to acquire Godavari Fertilizers and Chemical in 2003, critics quailed at the price Murugappa was ready to pay.
  • Who are quailed in the written test shall be called for Interview.
  • And while they quailed for the 2015 World Cup, Scotland were unable to grab one of six qualifying spots for last year’s ICC World Twenty20.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of quail

  • quail ~ whale, saamne khatarnak ‘whale’ dekhoge toh ‘quail’ ho jaaoge

Quail Pronunciation

Abbreviate

abbreviate English Hindi meaning

Abbreviate Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Abbreviate [uhbree-vee-eyt]

  • (verb) shorten (a word, phrase, or text)

Abbreviate (अब्रीवीएट / अब्रीवीऐट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • संक्षेप करना, कम करना, छोटा करना, संक्षिप्त करना

Abbreviate Origin

  • late Middle English: from late Latin abbreviat- ‘shortened’, from the verb abbreviare, from Latin brevis ‘short’.

Abbreviate in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • We started noticing that the younger generation tends to abbreviate longer names and hence we thought abbreviation is a good idea.
  • Smile’s TextExpander 5 helps you type faster by making suggestions of frequently-typed phrases to abbreviate and save time.
  • First, the abbreviation of a word should not be longer or more complex than the word itself.
  • I know many friends who have shortened their name or found a similar name to abbreviate or adapt their difficult Indian name.
  • According to the two comedians, the best way to “speak” is to just abbreviate everything to keep conversations short.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of abbreviate

  • Abbreviate word mein chhupa hai brevity(means brief)

Abbreviation Pronunciation

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