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  1. wane

    fade, pale, decrease, diminish, decline, fail, sink, ebb, deteriorate, recede, pine, droop, attenuate, contract

    brighten, increase, improve, mend, advance, rally, develop, recover, expand

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ebb, ebbing, waneverb

    a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)

    ebbing, reflux, ebb

    wax, climb, rise, mount, full

  2. decline, go down, waneverb

    grow smaller

    "Interest in the project waned"

    reject, go down, come down, set, refuse, go under, settle, correct, sink, pass up, descend, fall, worsen, crash, decline, slump, turn down

    wax, rise, full, climb, mount

  3. waneverb

    become smaller

    "Interest in his novels waned"

    go down, decline

    mount, full, rise, wax, climb

  4. waneverb

    decrease in phase

    "the moon is waning"

    go down, decline

    full, wax, climb, rise, mount

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. waneverb

    decrease, diminish, grow less

  2. waneverb

    decline, fail, sink

  3. wanenoun

    diminution, decrease, lessening, abatement

  4. wanenoun

    decline, declension, decay, failure, falling off

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wanenoun

    decrease, diminution, decrescence

  2. waneverb

    decrease, diminish, fade

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  1. Paul Hunter:

    If the requirement on infected individuals to isolate at home is lifted as indicated, it will be an experiment which will either be shown to be very brave or very stupid, but nobody knows for sure what the result will be, omicron may be on the wane in Europe but other parts of Our World in Data are still in the full flush of a surge in infections. In such circumstances, as we have seen before, the virus is in the best possible position to mutate again, and there is absolutely no certainty that any new variant would be less dangerous.

  2. William Schaffner:

    They've been studied and we know that after you had a cold, you develop antibodies to that particular human strain of coronavirus and you will be protected, but it turns out the protection begins to wane after about a year.

  3. Seiya Nakajima:

    The impact of monetary easing is similar to currency intervention. The first time they do it, there's a huge impact. But as they repeat it, the impact will wane.

  4. Ilan Solot:

    The China story is going to continue. The conditions on the ground for this government-sponsored rally are still there and there's no reason to think anything's going to change now, but there's still a question over when the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates ... There's a risk the markets are underestimating the Fed's resolve. If the dollar gets traction again, that's when you're going to see this enthusiasm for emerging markets start to wane.

  5. Emory University:

    Whereas a vaccine response, you may have all individuals that got the vaccine have high antibodies and sort of wane over time. ... With infection, it's remarkably heterogeneous. You'll have lots of individuals that have very low and individuals that have very high antibody responses.

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