• Definition for "dwindle"
    • To become slowly less until small remains.
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dwindle definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To become slowly less until small remains.
    • to decrease; in order to become less; to shrink; to waste or eat away; to become degenerate; to fall away.
    • to be gradually less until small remains.
    • to decrease; in order to become less; to shrink; to waste or digest away; in order to become degenerate; to fall away.
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to dwindle. See Synonyms at reduce.
    • to produce less; to carry reduced.
    • to split; to disperse.
    • To cause to dwindle. See Synonyms at decrease.
    • to create less; to bring low.
    • to split; to disperse.
  • verb:
    • To decrease, shrink, diminish, get smaller.
    • to-fall away in high quality; degenerate, sink.
    • come to be smaller or drop material
    • to reduce, shrink, diminish, reduce.
    • To fall away in high quality; degenerate, sink.
    • become smaller or drop substance
  • noun:
    • The process of dwindling; dwindlement; drop; degeneracy.
    • Gradual decrease or decrease; a wasting away; degeneracy; decrease.
    • The process of dwindling; dwindlement; drop; degeneracy.
    • Gradual drop or decrease; a wasting away; degeneracy; decrease.
  • others:
    • to decrease; be less; shrink; waste or eat away: with by or from ahead of the cause, and to, in, or into prior to the effect or outcome: as, the human body dwindles by pining or consumption; an estate dwindles from waste; an object dwindles in size since it recedes from view; from the continual visibility, the regiment dwindled to a skeleton.
    • To degenerate; sink; fall away in quality.
    • Synonyms reduce, etc. (identify decrease); attenuate, become attenuated, decline, fall-off, fall away.
    • to decrease; come to be less; shrink; waste or digest away: with by or from ahead of the cause, and, in, or into ahead of the effect or result: as, the human body dwindles by pining or usage; an estate dwindles from waste; an object dwindles in proportions whilst recedes from view; from the constant visibility, the regiment dwindled to a skeleton.
    • To degenerate; sink; fall away in high quality.
    • Synonyms Diminish, etc. (see reduce); attenuate, become attenuated, decrease, fall-off, fall away.
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