Definition of Fade

1. Noun. A golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer. "He took lessons to cure his slicing"

Exact synonyms: Slice, Slicing
Generic synonyms: Golf Shot, Golf Stroke, Swing
Derivative terms: Slice, Slice, Slice, Slice



2. Verb. Become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly. "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
Exact synonyms: Melt
Generic synonyms: Weaken

3. Noun. Gradually ceasing to be visible.
Exact synonyms: Disappearance
Generic synonyms: Conclusion, Ending, Termination
Derivative terms: Disappear, Disappear

4. Verb. Lose freshness, vigor, or vitality. "Her bloom was fading"
Exact synonyms: Wither
Generic synonyms: Disappear, Go Away, Vanish
Derivative terms: Fading, Withering

5. Verb. Disappear gradually. "The pain eventually passed off"
Exact synonyms: Blow Over, Evanesce, Fleet, Pass, Pass Off
Generic synonyms: Disappear, Go Away, Vanish
Derivative terms: Evanescence, Evanescent, Passing

6. Verb. Become feeble. "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
Exact synonyms: Languish
Generic synonyms: Degenerate, Deteriorate, Devolve, Drop
Derivative terms: Fading, Languisher

Definition of Fade

1. a. Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace.

2. v. i. To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.

3. v. t. To cause to wither; to deprive of freshness or vigor; to wear away.

Definition of Fade

1. Adjective. (archaic) Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace. ¹

2. Noun. (golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the right. See slice, hook, draw. ¹

3. Noun. A haircut where the hair is short or shaved on the sides of the head and longer on top. See also high-top fade and low fade. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To cause to fade. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fade

1. to lose color or brightness [v FADED, FADING, FADES] : FADEDLY [adv]

Medical Definition of Fade

1. 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, colour, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in colour. "Flowers that never fade." 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) Origin: OE. Faden, vaden, prob. Fr. Fade,; cf. Prov. D. Vadden to fade, wither, vaddigh languid, torpid. Cf. Fade, Vade. Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace. "Passages that are somewhat fade." "His masculine taste gave him a sense of something fade and ludicrous." (De Quincey) Origin: F, prob. Fr. L. Vapidus vapid, or possibly fr,fatuus foolish, insipid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fade

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faddism
faddisms
faddist
faddists
faddle
faddled
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faddy
fade (current term)
fade away
fade in
fade out
fade to black
fade to white
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fadeaways
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fadedly
fadedness
fadednesses
fadein
fadeins
fadeless

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