Dwindle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdwɪndl|  American pronunciation of the word dwindle
Brit.  |ˈdwɪnd(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word dwindle

verb

- become smaller or lose substance

Her savings dwindled down

Examples

Our energy dwindled as the meeting dragged on.

The town's population is dwindling away.

Her savings dwindled down

the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: dwindle
he/she/it: dwindles
present participle: dwindling
past tense: dwindled
past participle: dwindled
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