fade


fade

verb

Definition of FADE

1
to cease to be visible <the departing ship gradually faded over the horizon>
Related Words blank (out), clear, die (away or down or out), disperse, dissipate, dissolve, dry up; blur, dim
2
to make white or whiter by removing color <years of harsh sunlight had faded the car, which was once fire-engine red>
Related Words brighten, lighten; dim, mat (also matte or matt); etiolate; whitewash; frost, silver
Antonyms darken, deepen, embrown
3
to lose bodily strength or vigor <began to fade after battling the disease for years>

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