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wax

 
Noun wax has 1 sense
  1. wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
    --1 is a kind of
    lipid, lipide, lipoid
    --1 has particulars:
     bayberry wax, bayberry tallow; carnauba wax, carnauba; candelilla wax; ceresin; floor wax; gondang wax, fig wax; Japan wax, Japan tallow; montan wax; pisang wax; scale wax, paraffin scale; ski wax; beeswax; cerumen, earwax; paraffin, paraffin wax; spermaceti; vegetable wax; shellac wax, lac wax
    Derived form: verb wax1
Verb wax has 3 senses
  1. wax - cover with wax; "wax the car"
    --1 is one way to
    cover
    Derived forms: noun wax1, noun waxing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. wax, mount, climb, rise - go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
    --2 is one way to increase
    Antonyms: wane
    Derived form: noun waxing2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. wax, full - increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"
    --3 is one way to increase
    Antonyms: wane
    Derived form: noun waxing2
    Sample sentence:
    The moon will soon wax
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