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English → Indonesian (quick)
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English → English (WordNet)
v : become smaller or lose substance; “Her savings dwindled
down” [syn: dwindle away, dwindle down]
English → English (gcide)
Dwindle \Dwin"dle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dwindled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Dwindling.] [From OE. dwinen to languish, waste away,
AS. dw[=i]nan; akin to LG. dwinen, D. dwijnen to vanish,
Icel. dv[=i]na to cease, dwindle, Sw. tvina; of uncertain
origin. The suffix -le, preceded by d excrescent after n, is
added to the root with a diminutive force.]
To diminish; to become less; to shrink; to waste or consume
away; to become degenerate; to fall away.
Weary sennights nine times nine
Shall he dwindle, peak and pine. --Shak.
Religious societies, though begun with excellent
are said to have dwindled into factious clubs. --Swift.
Dwindle \Dwin"dle\, v. t.
1. To make less; to bring low.
Our drooping days are dwindled down to naught.
2. To break; to disperse. [R.] --Clarendon.
Dwindle \Dwin"dle\, n.
The process of dwindling; dwindlement; decline; degeneracy.