Examples of dwindle in a Sentence
Our energy dwindled as the meeting dragged on.
The town's population is dwindling away.
Recent Examples of dwindle from the Web
Numbers dwindled over the next two decades until the last orphan left in 1989, and the Home started focusing on senior care.
The mainland support needed to keep Pyramiden afloat further dwindled.
But as streaming-media sites like YouTube and Netflix matured, businesses built on the backs of older media dwindled.
The catch has also dwindled in some of those states, such as Rhode Island, where clammers harvested barely 7,000 pounds (3,175 kilograms) of softshell clams in 2015 after frequently topping 100,000 pounds (45,359 kilograms) in the 2000s.
In recent years, the herd had dwindled to about 75, Money said, but new white fawns as well as natural brown ones have been sighted this spring.
As the voting deadline approached, that lead dwindled.
A paradox: In an age when privacy has dwindled, public space seems to be atrophying too.
By Swackhamer’s tally, EPA’s roster of 68 experts will dwindle to 11 by 1 September, at which point the BOSC itself will have only three members.
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DWINDLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dwindle for English Language Learners
: to gradually become smaller
DWINDLE Defined for Kids
Definition of dwindle for Students
: to make or become less or smaller … she had suddenly dwindled down to the size of a little doll … — Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass
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