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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  The  earth  mourneth  and  fadeth  away  --Is.  xxiv.  4. 
 
  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. 
 
  3.  To  sink  away  to  disappear  gradually;  to  grow  dim;  to 
  vanish. 
 
  The  stars  shall  fade  away  --Addison 
 
  He  makes  a  swanlike  end  Fading  in  music.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Faded  \Fad"ed\,  a. 
  That  has  lost  freshness,  color,  or  brightness;  grown  dim. 
  ``His  faded  cheek.''  --Milton. 
 
  Where  the  faded  moon  Made  a  dim  silver  twilight. 
  --Keats. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  faded 
  adj  1:  having  lost  freshness  or  brilliance  of  color;  "sun-bleached 
  deck  chairs";  "faded  jeans";  "a  very  pale  washed-out 
  blue";  "washy  colors"  [syn:  {bleached},  {washed-out}, 
  {washy}] 
  2:  reduced  in  strength;  "the  faded  tones  of  an  old  recording" 
  [syn:  {attenuate},  {attenuated},  {weakened}] 




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