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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: wane(0.01298 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to wane.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
[syn: ebb, ebbing]
v 1: grow smaller; “Interest in the project waned” [syn: decline,
2: become smaller; “Interest in his novels waned” [ant: wax]
3: decrease in phase; “the moon is waning” [ant: wax]
English → English (gcide)
Wane \Wane\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Waned; p. pr. & vb. n.
Waning.] [OE. wanien, AS. wanian, wonian, from wan, won,
deficient, wanting; akin to D. wan-, G. wahnsinn, insanity,
OHG. wan, wana-, lacking, wan?n to lessen, Icel. vanr
lacking, Goth. vans; cf. Gr. ? bereaved, Skr. ?na wanting,
inferior. ????. Cf. Want lack, and Wanton.]
1. To be diminished; to decrease; -- contrasted with wax,
and especially applied to the illuminated part of the
Like the moon, aye wax ye and wane.
Waning moons their settled periods keep. --Addison.
2. To decline; to fail; to sink.
You saw but sorrow in its waning form. --Dryden.
Land and trade ever will wax and wane together.
Wane \Wane\, v. t.
To cause to decrease. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Wane \Wane\, n.
1. The decrease of the illuminated part of the moon to the
eye of a spectator.
2. Decline; failure; diminution; decrease; declension.
An age in which the church is in its wane. --South.
Though the year be on the wane. --Keble.
3. An inequality in a board. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
4. (Forestry) The natural curvature of a log or of the edge
of a board sawed from a log.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]