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waxing

 
Adjective waxing has 1 sense
  1. waxing - (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases; "the waxing moon passes from new to full"
    Antonym:
    waning
Noun waxing has 2 senses
  1. waxing - the application of wax to a surface
    --1 is a kind of
    application, coating, covering
    Derived form: verb wax1
  2. waxing - a gradual increase in magnitude or extent; "the waxing of the moon"
    --2 is a kind of
    increase
    Antonyms: waning
    Derived forms: verb wax3, verb wax2
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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