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Definition of wanes word

  • noun wanes Plural form of wane. 1

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wanes popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for wanes

verb wanes

  • decreases — Plural form of decrease.
  • declines — Plural form of decline.
  • fades — Plural form of fade.
  • drops — a small quantity of liquid that falls or is produced in a more or less spherical mass; a liquid globule.
  • fallsAlbert Bacon, 1861–1944, U.S. politician: senator 1912–21; secretary of the Interior 1921–23; convicted in Teapot Dome scandal.

noun wanes

  • croppers — Plural form of cropper.
  • endings — Plural form of ending.
  • omegas — Plural form of omega.
  • pratfalls — a fall in which one lands on the buttocks, often regarded as comical or humiliating.
  • backflows — Plural form of backflow.

Antonyms for wanes

verb wanes

Top questions with wanes

  • what does waxes and wanes mean?

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