What does it mean to be on the wane?
What does on the wane mean in Farlex?
- Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved. becoming less; fading away. Her influence in on the wane, but she is still the boss. In a period of decline or decrease: "The tide was near the turn and already the day was on the wane" (James Joyce).
What is the meaning of the word waning?
- 1. to decrease in strength, intensity, etc.: My joy is waning. 2. to decline in power, importance, etc.: Colonialism began to wane after World War II. 3. to draw to a close: Summer is waning. 4. (of the moon) to decrease periodically in the extent of its illuminated portion after the full moon.
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