Definition Of dwindle


diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength.

traffic has dwindled to a trickle

Example Of dwindle

  • As communities dwindled and merged, Shaker villages were gradually sold off.

  • As government funding dwindles and the competition for charitable donations heats up, several facilities have turned to corporations and exchanged naming rights for cash.

  • As he strummed the song, with its hushed chorus that dwindles into a whisper by the end, the crowd knew it was one of those special cliched moments.

  • As her 63 percent lead dwindles to a still respectable 56 or 55 percent next summer, she and her campaign advisers may suddenly feel the need to do something.

  • As the teams dwindle in size, they will merge into one new tribe name Barramundi.

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