Wane


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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


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