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fade

 
Noun fade has 2 senses
  1. slice, fade, slicing - a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing"
    --1 is a kind of golf stroke, golf shot, swing
  2. fade, disappearance - gradually ceasing to be visible
    --2 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    Derived form: verb fade1
Verb fade has 4 senses
  1. fade, melt - become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
    --1 is one way to weaken
    Derived form: noun fade2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. fade, wither - lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
    --2 is one way to disappear, vanish, go away
    Derived form: noun fading1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass - disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off"
    --3 is one way to disappear, vanish, go away
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. languish, fade - become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
    --4 is one way to devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate
    Derived form: noun fading1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
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