Examples of dwindle in a Sentence
Our energy dwindled as the meeting dragged on.
The town's population is dwindling away.
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A paradox: In an age when privacy has dwindled, public space seems to be atrophying too.
While much of the attention has focused on dwindling honeybee populations due to colony collapse disorder, native bee populations including bumblebees, mason bees and many other solitary bee species, are also on the decline.
Today, only four of the 360 million wheels produced annually—just a little over one percent—are the real deal, and as small farms are scooped up by the big guys, the number is rapidly dwindling.
Dwindling access to abortion HBO's Vice News Tonight did a solid job last night on how only a single abortion clinic remains in the states of Missouri, Kentucky, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, West Virginia and Mississippi.
The number of firefighters and support personnel assigned to the fire has dwindled from more than 800 a month ago to just 116 on Monday.
After a century-long slaughter driven by commercial hunting for buffalo pelts, the population dwindled to a thousand or fewer near the end of the 1800s.
Trump officials’ answers to those questions will differ depending on their positions, but the number of them who can claim their continued service is morally requisite is dwindling rapidly by the day.
Consumers have found that no-cost options for dumping electronics, such as computer monitors and TVs with cathode ray tubes have dwindled as a result.
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Synonym Discussion of dwindle
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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