Word "WANE" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
decrease in phase

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
Synonyms:
ebb, ebbing

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
grow smaller
Synonyms:
decline, go down
Examples:
Interest in the project waned

Crossword Clues for WANE

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Clue Source Date
Fade LA Times Daily 07 May 2022
Fade The Washington Post 07 May 2022
Get smaller, as the moon New York Times 28 Mar 2022
Draw to a close LA Times Daily 04 Mar 2022
Draw to a close The Washington Post 04 Mar 2022
Dwindle USA Today 11 Dec 2021
Begin to drop off in intensity or power Family Time 06 Dec 2021
Die out New York Times 09 Oct 2021
Wax's opposite Universal 02 Oct 2021
Diminish Universal 11 Sep 2021
Become progressively smaller USA Today 29 Aug 2021
Decrease gradually Newsday 20 Jul 2021
Diminish Universal 26 May 2021
Become weaker The Guardian Speedy 02 May 2021
Decrease in power Wall Street Journal 17 Apr 2021
Fade away Eugene Sheffer 19 Mar 2021
A full moon will do this New York Times 07 Mar 2021
Lessen in intensity USA Today 03 Mar 2021
Subside The Washington Post 22 Feb 2021
Subside LA Times Daily 22 Feb 2021
Dwindle USA Today 30 Jan 2021
Dwindle Universal 19 Jan 2021
Decrease in size The Telegraph Quick 25 Dec 2020
Decline Universal 19 Nov 2020
Decline, in influence The Washington Post Sunday 27 Sep 2020
Become weaker The Telegraph Quick 21 Sep 2020
Wax off? New York Times 19 Sep 2020
Ebb Universal 10 Sep 2020
Ebb LA Times Daily 09 Sep 2020
Ebb The Washington Post 09 Sep 2020
Begin to fade or grow less powerful Family Time 23 Aug 2020
Anew (anag.) The Telegraph Quick 22 Jun 2020
Lessen in power New York Times 21 Jun 2020
Flow back Newsday 21 Jun 2020
Fade away Newsday 15 May 2020
Subside; lessen The Telegraph Quick 13 May 2020
Fall off Wall Street Journal 21 Mar 2020
Die down LA Times Daily 27 Feb 2020
Die down The Washington Post 27 Feb 2020
Wind down USA Today 27 Nov 2019
Lose oomph USA Today 26 Nov 2019
Diminish Thomas Joseph 13 Nov 2019
Go downhill USA Today 31 Oct 2019
Become weaker The Times Concise 23 Oct 2019
Drop off LA Times Daily 16 Oct 2019
Drop off The Washington Post 16 Oct 2019
Gradually decrease The Washington Post 24 Aug 2019
Gradually decrease LA Times Daily 24 Aug 2019
Lose power Premier Sunday 18 Aug 2019
Stop waxing, say New York Times 16 Aug 2019
Gradual decline, of the moon say Irish Times Simplex 17 Jun 2019
Subside Newsday 11 Jun 2019
Dissipate Canadiana 03 Jun 2019
Lessen Newsday 30 Apr 2019
Diminish Eugene Sheffer 13 Apr 2019
Go down, in a way New York Times 21 Mar 2019
Decline LA Times Daily 20 Jan 2019
Decline The Washington Post 20 Jan 2019
Go down, in a way
Decline
Ebb
Diminish
Stop waxing, say
Drop off
Go downhill
Gradually decrease
Dwindle Newsday 21 Dec 2018
Lose zip USA Today 15 Dec 2018
Get smaller gradually Universal 16 Oct 2018
Taper off LA Times Daily 07 Aug 2018
Taper off The Washington Post 07 Aug 2018
Draw to a close USA Today 28 Jul 2018
Drop off, as floodwaters Family Time 23 Jul 2018
Grow weaker, as rain Family Time 22 Jul 2018
Decline New York Times 09 Jul 2018
Decline The Telegraph Quick 26 Jun 2018
Go downhill, in a way USA Today 22 Jun 2018
Grow less visible, as the moon USA Today 20 Jun 2018
Lose impact LA Times Daily 08 Jun 2018
Lose impact The Washington Post 08 Jun 2018
Decline Thomas Joseph 07 Apr 2018
Wax and -- The Telegraph Quick 20 Jan 2018
Diminish slowly Newsday 08 Jan 2018
Lose impact
Taper off
Decline
Go downhill, in a way
Grow less visible, as the moon
Get smaller gradually
Lose zip
Draw to a close
Taper off Newsday 17 Dec 2017
Become less intense Universal 14 Dec 2017
Start to go out New York Times 08 Dec 2017
Ebb Wall Street Journal 20 Nov 2017
Wax's opposite Universal 09 Nov 2017
Become less important Newsday 27 Oct 2017
Peter out USA Today 10 Oct 2017
Decrease in intensity The Washington Post 26 Sep 2017
Decrease in intensity LA Times Daily 26 Sep 2017
Lose intensity Wall Street Journal 18 Sep 2017
Go down New York Times 15 Sep 2017
Opposite of wax Universal 09 Sep 2017
Grow dim Newsday 07 Jul 2017
Wax's opposite USA Today 05 Jul 2017
Lose power Newsday 08 Jun 2017
Words are not enough from leaders in decline Irish Times Crosaire 13 Apr 2017
Taper off Wall Street Journal 07 Mar 2017
Ebb New York Times 22 Jan 2017
Wind down The Washington Post 17 Jan 2017
Decrease in intensity
Go down
Start to go out
Opposite of wax
Wax's opposite
Ebb
Wax's opposite
Decline
Become less intense
Peter out
Diminish slowly The Washington Post 16 Dec 2016
Diminish The Washington Post 02 Dec 2016
Decline Wall Street Journal 29 Nov 2016
Subside Canadiana 24 Oct 2016
Lose intensity LA Times Daily 23 Oct 2016
Grow dimmer USA Today 16 Oct 2016
Be on the way out Universal 13 Oct 2016
Dim Newsday 08 Oct 2016
Ebb Canadiana 29 Aug 2016
Western star said to be in decline The Telegraph Cryptic 27 Aug 2016
Fall off Newsday 07 Jul 2016
Taper off USA Today 02 Jul 2016
Diminish gradually USA Today 03 Jun 2016
Decrease LA Times Daily 29 Apr 2016
Lose oomph The Washington Post 15 Mar 2016
Become less full, as the moon New York Times 29 Feb 2016
Taper off The Chronicle of Higher Education 08 Jan 2016
Be on the way out
Taper off
Taper off
Lose intensity
Diminish gradually
Gradually decrease USA Today 23 Dec 2015
Lose strength Wall Street Journal 08 Dec 2015
Wind down Newsday 04 Dec 2015
Subside USA Today 12 Sep 2015
Decline, as in popularity New York Times 07 Sep 2015
Die down New York Times 26 Aug 2015
Wind down LA Times Daily 04 May 2015
Opposite of wax The Guardian Quick 24 Jan 2015
Peter out Wall Street Journal 16 Jan 2015
Subside
Wind down
Taper off
Subside
Peter out
Lose strength
Decline, as in popularity
Die down
Wind down
Ebb
Gradually decrease
Decline
Lose brilliance
Decrease gradually
Ebb
Lose strength
Draw to an end
Diminish
Die down
Diminish slowly
Decrease gradually
Abate
Decline
Decrease
Diminish slowly
Fade
Grow dim
Lose oomph
Decrease, as the moon
Gradually decline
Decrease in intensity
Shrink, as the moon
Dwindle
Dwindle down
Taper off
Lessen
Wax partner
Dwindle
Dwindle
Die down
Wax partner
Diminish
Gradually decline
Dwindle
Fade away
Diminish
Decline
Diminish
Ebb
Tail off
Subside
Tail off
Drop off
What moons do after full moons
Shrink, as the visible part of the moon
Lose energy
Abate
Peter out
Fall off
Decrease gradually
Become less bright, as the moon
Drop off
Drop off
Abate
Decrease in strength
Ebb
Subside
Drop off
Flag
Subside
Die down
Fall off
Lose intensity
Decrease, as the moon
Period of gradual decline
Opposite of wax
Decrease in intensity
Decrease gradually
Grow dim
Subside
Diminish
Grow dim
Drop off
Flag
Draw to a close
Ebb
Diminish
Decline gradually
Fade away
Grow smaller
Decline
Slack off
Grow smaller
Fall off
Ease off
Slack off
Taper off
Slack off
Subside
Grow faint
Grow faint
Wind down
Taper off
Fade away
Peter out
Get smaller
Subside
Lose power
Lose force
Recede
Lose strength
Die down
Gradual decline
Diminish
Wax's counterpart
Decline in power
Post-full moon occurrence
Drop off
Lose power
Peter out
Post-full moon occurrence
Be on the way out
Die down
Ease off
Ebb
Decrease
Draw to a close
Decrease
Decrease
Fall off
Fade away
Draw to a close
Dwindle down
Fall off
Decrease
Lose power
Go down
Wind down
Lose intensity
Decline
Fade away
Fall off
Wax counterpart
Drop off
Languish
Fall off
Taper off
Go downhill
Taper off
Wind down
Taper off
Grow faint
Lose influence
Contract
Ebb
Dwindle
Go downhill
Peter out
Diminish gradually
Wax's opposite
Opposite of wax
Tail off
Dwindle
Wax's opposite
Peter out
See 43 across
Alternative to wax
Decrease
Wax antonym
Opposite of wax
Antithesis of wax
Abate
Slack off
Fade away
Anagram for anew
Subside
Become less brilliant
Recede
Lose force
Pass one's heyday
Approach an end
Fall in power
Wax's partner
Lessen.
Decrease.
Fade.
Diminish.
Decline.
Grow faint.
Grow smaller.
Relative of wax.
Lose power.
Subside.
Grow dim.
Taper off.
Dwindle.
Ebb.
Decline in power.
Opposite of wax.
Draw to a close.
Fall from power.
Begin to fade
Recede
Pull back
Fall-off
Draw to a close
Diminish
Alternative to wax
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