To dwindle is defined as to slowly be reduced or become smaller.verb
An example of dwindle is when you have a lot of candy and you eat it piece by piece, until the quantity of candy will start to reduce down to nothing.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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verb dwin·dled, dwin·dling, dwin·dles verb, intransitive
Origin: Frequentative of Middle English dwinen, to waste away, from Old English dwīnan, to shrink; see dheu-2 in Indo-European roots.