Synonyms of waxing


1. waxing, application, coating, covering

usage: the application of wax to a surface

2. waxing, increase

usage: a gradual increase in magnitude or extent; "the waxing of the moon"


1. wax, cover

usage: cover with wax; "wax the car"

2. wax, mount, climb, rise, increase

usage: go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"

3. wax, full, increase

usage: increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"


1. waxing (vs. waning)

usage: (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases; "the waxing moon passes from new to full"

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