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waning

 
Adjective waning has 1 sense
  1. waning - (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases; "after full moon comes the waning moon"
    Antonym:
    waxing
Noun waning has 1 sense
  1. waning - a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent; "the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious"; "the waxing and waning of the moon"
    --1 is a kind of
    decrease, lessening, drop-off
    Antonyms: waxing
    Derived forms: verb wane1, verb wane3, verb wane2
Verb wane has 3 senses
  1. decline, go down, wane - grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned"
    --1 is one way to decrease, diminish, lessen, fall
    Derived forms: noun wane1, noun waning1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. wane - become smaller; "Interest in his novels waned"
    --2 is one way to
    decrease, diminish, lessen, fall
    Antonyms: wax, mount, climb, rise
    Derived form: noun waning1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. wane - decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
    --3 is one way to
    decrease, diminish, lessen, fall
    Antonyms: wax, full
    Derived forms: noun wane1, noun waning1
    Sample sentence:
    The moon will soon wane
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