Definition for Fade (-s, -ing)

fade (-s, -ing), v. [OFr 'dull, insipid, vapid'.] (webplay: banish, brighter; color, disappear, green, grow, leaf, least, lose, man, old, perish, quickly, same, stars, stronger, ways, winter, wrinkled).

  1. Lose significance; be transitory; be gradually forgotten; not have lasting value; not have eternal importance; (see 2 Samuel 22:46).
  2. Disperse; slowly disappear; grow dim; lose color or light; (see Isaiah 1:30); [fig.] traces of sunset.
  3. Decline; perish; pass away; begin to expire.
  4. Wilt; wither; diminish; droop; shrivel; [fig.] die; perish gradually; (see Isaiah 24:4).
  5. Lose volume; gradually decrease in sound.

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