Synonyms and Antonyms of fade
1 to cease to be visible the departing ship gradually faded over the horizon Synonyms dematerialize, dissolve, evanesce, evaporate, disappear, flee, fly, go (away), melt, sink, vanishRelated Words blank (out), clear, die (away or down or out), disperse, dissipate, dissolve, dry up; blur, dimNear Antonyms arrive, break out, come out, emerge, issue, loom, show upAntonyms appear, materialize
2 to make white or whiter by removing color years of harsh sunlight had faded the car, which was once fire-engine red Synonyms blanch, bleach, blench, decolorize, dull, whiten, pale, snow, wash outRelated Words brighten, lighten; dim, mat (also matte or matt); etiolate; whitewash; frost, silverNear Antonyms blacken; blotch, checker, dapple, daub, discolor, fleck, marble, mottle, pattern, polychrome, shade, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, streak, striate, stripe, tarnish, variegate; color, dye, paint, pigment, stain, tincture, tinge, tint; burnish, polish, shineAntonyms darken, deepen, embrown
3 to lose bodily strength or vigor began to fade after battling the disease for years Synonyms decay, droop, emaciate, weaken, fail, flag, go, lag, languish, sag, sink, waste (away), wilt, witherRelated Words break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run downNear Antonyms convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain
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