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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dwin·dle /ˈdwɪndḷ/
 (vi.)減少,縮小,衰落(vt.)使縮小

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dwin·dle v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dwindled p. pr. & vb. n. Dwindling ]  To diminish; to become less; to shrink; to waste or consume away; to become degenerate; to fall away.
 Weary sennights nine times nine
 Shall he dwindle, peak and pine.   --Shak.
 Religious societies, though begun with excellent intentions,
 are said to have dwindled into factious clubs.   --Swift.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dwin·dle, v. t.
 1. To make less; to bring low.
    Our drooping days are dwindled down to naught.   --Thomson.
 2. To break; to disperse. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dwin·dle, n. The process of dwindling; dwindlement; decline; degeneracy. [R.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 dwindle
      v : become smaller or lose substance; "Her savings dwindled
          down" [syn: dwindle away, dwindle down]