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Synonyms for wane

Synonyms for wane

to become or cause to become less active or intense

the act or process of becoming less active or intense

Synonyms for wane

a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)


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become smaller

decrease in phase

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LOOKING FOR HERO Wigan boss Shaun Wane is on cusp of an historic low
Joyce Dongotey-Padi: The WISE Award that the WANE project received from the Qatar Foundation has really helped us to begin and continue some of the initiatives that have brought sustainable economic development and freedom to our country's widows.
Farrell, a substitute against Huddersfield, might have been in contention to start but Wane says his plans are not disrupted.
He did, however, have a word of consolation for his son Adrian, who had ridden Funfair Wane to victory two years ago but this time opted to partner Fire Up The Band, who finished 21st.
When an operator looks at a two by 10 with a lot of wane, he may downgrade that to a two by six, when in fact with an edger optimizer the board is being aligned and placed in such a fashion that it could be cut to a two by eight.
The final scoreline] was too close and I think had we been ruthless, then there could have been a lot more points between us," said Wane after the match.
Wane is still haunted by the Warriors' disappointing 36-14 World Club Challenge defeat to Sydney Roosters four years ago, ahead of the first Super League game outside Europe.
Wane had to stay in England for a hip operation yesterday morning, though he remained in contact with Winder through the game.
WIGAN coach Shaun Wane is hoping to bring St Helens back down to earth when the old rivals kick off the new Spring Bank Holiday double-header.
WIGAN coach Shaun Wane says captain Sean O'Loughlin has a chance of playing in Saturday's Super League Grand Final - while Warrington boss Tony Smith is ready to recall scrum-half Chris Sandow.
Warriors coach Shaun Wane intends to give the former Wasps, Cardiff, Newport and Llanelli player time to settle but does not anticipate him having any difficulty making the transition.
WIGAN have confirmed the appointment of former player Shaun Wane as their new head coach, although they remain tightlipped on speculation linking them with Gareth Thomas.
FUNFAIR WANE, who landed the Ayr Gold Cup in 2002 when beating current Group 1 performer The Tatling by a neck, retains sufficient ability to win the Scottish showpiece again next Saturday.
The Ayr Gold Cup takes pride of place and another notable memento could be on her way today after Funfair Wane, hero of the big Scottish sprint last September, contests the Vodafone Stewards' Cup at Goodwood.