Translation of "wane" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /weɪn/ us

to become weaker in strength or influence

decaer, disminuir
By the late 70s the band’s popularity was beginning to wane.

formal The moon wanes when it gradually appears less and less round, after the full moon.

menguar → Compare wax verb (MOON)

(Translation of “wane” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /wein/

(of the moon) to appear to become smaller as less of it is visible

The moon waxes and wanes.
on the wane

becoming less

menguante, en decadencia
The singer’s career was on the wane.

(Translation of “wane” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)