Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective gradually decreasing until little remains.
  • noun the act or process of becoming gradually less until little remains.

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  • verb Present participle of dwindle.
  • adjective that is declining

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a becoming gradually less
  • adjective gradually decreasing until little remains

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Examples

  • BLOCK: Tom, hes also - General Conway is also juxtaposing that reality that he's describing on the ground of U.S. troops being there for years with what he called dwindling support for the war among the U.S. public.

    Marine Corps Chief Suggests Longer Afghan Timeline

  • BLOCK: Tom, hes also - General Conway is also juxtaposing that reality that he's describing on the ground of U.S. troops being there for years with what he called dwindling support for the war among the U.S. public.

    Marine Corps Chief Suggests Longer Afghan Timeline

  • Market consensus that Russian palladium stockpiles are dwindling is also giving the precious metal a boost.

    Gold Rises on Renewed Currency, Inflation Fears

  • The Norse lasted in Greenland only about five hundred years, slowly dwindling from the historic record until they were forgotten.

    Judith Lindbergh - An interview with author

  • The target will be the mighty moose, which has for too long roamed our northern forests in dwindling numbers with impunity.

    A Better Way to Judge the Candidates | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • The fact that MSM audiences in all media are dwindling is a direct challenge to that validation.

    Scripting News for 2/28/2007 « Scripting News Annex

  • Despite the long-term dwindling readership currently hovering around 30,000, the new management team see a glittering future for the trusted brand - said to be the Queen's favoured read - with plans to roll out into other services such as insurance and travel.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Despite the long-term dwindling readership currently hovering around 30,000, the new management team see a glittering future for the trusted brand - said to be the Queen's favoured read - with plans to roll out into other services such as insurance and travel.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • So what’s with these diehard activists, who still show up dutifully, though in dwindling numbers, outside the Federal building on Ridge-McIntire every Thursday, taking the insults right along with the approving honks?

    2003 May archive at cvillenews.com

  • So what’s with these diehard activists, who still show up dutifully, though in dwindling numbers, outside the Federal building on Ridge-McIntire every Thursday, taking the insults right along with the approving honks?

    What's Next for the Peace Movement? at cvillenews.com

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