verb (used without object), waned, wan·ing.
Words nearby wane
Idioms for wane
Origin of wane
OTHER WORDS FROM waneun·waned, adjectiveun·wan·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wanewane wax
Examples from the Web for waning
For progressives, the waning days of 2014 should be as dark a moment as their movement has faced since 2004.
The government report states the “outbreak [of beetles] is waning.”
As we enter the waning years of the Obama Administration, America remains as divided as ever on matters of race.As Michael Brown Grand Jury Winds Down, Is Ferguson on the Brink of War?|Ron Christie|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, her popularity is waning as the big 3-0 approaches, so Garfield decides to dump her at an antique furniture store.'BoJack Horseman': The Debauched Tales of a Drunken, Groupie-Sexing D-List Horse, Hits Netflix|Marlow Stern|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some are taking concrete steps to take control of their waning youth.High Manxiety: Thirtysomething Men Are The New Neurotic Singles|Hannah Seligson|May 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The stars were shining when we came out on the terrace, and the waning moon still hung its crescent overhead.From Egypt to Japan|Henry M. Field
Then he remarked that the eruption of Vesuvius was waning and the trouble nearly over for this time.Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad|Edith Van Dyne
The waning light fell full upon her, and the sunset seemed to be faintly reflected in her face.The Short Line War|Samuel Merwin
On again, faster and faster, flitted the Gray Shadows in the waning of the day.The Outcasts|W. A. Fraser
His face expressed no more than a detached and waning interest.The Tidal Wave and Other Stories|Ethel May Dell
British Dictionary definitions for waning
Derived forms of wanewaney or wany, adjective
Word Origin for wane
Idioms and Phrases with waning
see wax and wane.