How Do You Spell WANE?

Correct spelling for the English word "wane" is [w_ˈeɪ_n], [wˈe͡ɪn], [wˈe‍ɪn]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of WANE

  1. To cause to decrease.

Common Misspellings for WANE

Below is the list of 383 misspellings for the word "wane".

Usage Examples for WANE

  1. For, though regulations wax and wane, the G. O. C. changeth not; neither does he bow down and worship the little tin gods the Army Council set up. - "From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade" by Frederic C. Curry
  2. In the meantime, the people, placed between two parties- one of which was seeking popularity at any price, while the other was endeavouring to preserve its exclusive interests at any cost- were for eight years deprived of all benefit from either side; and though the public would have accepted a compromise, Licinius, who knew that when the point was settled his popularity would be on the wane, declared that they should either have all or nothing. - "The Comic History of Rome" by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  3. The day was beginning to wane, and with the downward turn, though the sun still shone brightly through the southern windows, a shadow seemed to fall across his thoughts. - "Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France" by Stanley J. Weyman
  4. Then, turning the discourse to fruit, he treats Of the right time for gathering honey- sweets; Plucked when the moon's on wane, it seems they're red; For further details see the fountain- head. - "The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry" by Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A.
  5. The year was on the wane and the November days were coming to an early blackness. - "The Blood Red Dawn" by Charles Caldwell Dobie