on the wane

on the wane

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  • on the wane — DECLINING, decreasing, diminishing, dwindling, shrinking, contracting, tapering off, subsiding, ebbing, fading away, dissolving, petering out, winding down, falling off, on the way out, receding, flagging, melting away, crumbling, withering,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the wane — ► if something is on the wane, it is becoming weaker or less common: »Traditional employer funded pensions are on the wane. Main Entry: ↑wane …   Financial and business terms

  • on the wane — ► on the wane becoming weaker or less vigorous. Main Entry: ↑wane …   English terms dictionary

  • on the wane — decreasing, diminishing    The number of men who smoke is on the wane. It s decreasing …   English idioms

  • on the wane — index decadent, dilapidated Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • on the wane — getting smaller, weaker, or less important Scott s interest in his career was on the wane …   English dictionary

  • on the wane — becoming weaker or less vigorous. → wane …   English new terms dictionary

  • on the wane — Synonyms and related words: contractive, declining, decreasing, decrescendo, decrescent, deliquescent, diminishing, diminuendo, dwindling, languishing, lessening, on the decline, on the downgrade, on the skids, reductive, subsiding, tottering,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • on the wane — decreasing, becoming less, becoming smaller …   English contemporary dictionary

  • on the wane — idi decreasing; diminishing …   From formal English to slang

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