Fading
Fade Fade, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Faded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fading}.] [OE. faden, vaden, prob. fr. fade, a.; cf. Prov. D. vadden to fade, wither, vaddigh languid, torpid. Cf. {Fade}, a., {Vade}.] 1. To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant. [1913 Webster]

The earth mourneth and fadeth away. --Is. xxiv. 4. [1913 Webster]

2. To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color. ``Flowers that never fade.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish. [1913 Webster]

The stars shall fade away. --Addison [1913 Webster]

He makes a swanlike end, Fading in music. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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