waxes: gets larger, grows
wanes: gets smaller, diminishes in size
The terms are most familiarly used to refer to the phases of the moon. The moon is said to be waxing when is goes from new moon to full moon, and after the full moon we say it wanesuntil it reaches the end of the cycle at the next new moon.
Moon waxes means increase in the size of moon & wanes means decrease in the size of moon
Waxes and wanes
waxes.His political popularity waxes and wanes according to fickleness of the electorate.
The moon becomes fuller as it waxes and lessens as it wanes. That's just the way it is.
The Moon waxes or wanes every day as it goes through a cycle.
The Moon's phase starts at the new moon as it waxes and then wanes, so the mid point will be the full moon.
When the moon is waxing it is becoming more fully lit by the sun. It waxes to a full moon and then wanes to a sliver.
to wane: waned (like the moon grows larger when it waxes and as it wanes it grows smaller.)
Answer Yes. The moon waxes (grows) and wanes (decreases in power) each month due to the Earth coming between it and the Sun as they move in orbit.
The Arab-Israeli Conflict is an eternal Syrian Conflict that waxes and wanes with the times. Currently the Syrian government is spending its resources butchering its own citizens.
The moon waxes and wanes due to the shadow of the earth. The shadow of the earth passes between the sun and the moon casting a shadow on the moon and making it appear in different shapes.
When the moon appears to grow smaller, we say it "wanes". Conversely, when it gets bigger, we say it "waxes".