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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fade /ˈfed/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fade v. i. [imp. & p. p. Faded; p. pr. & vb. n. Fading.]
 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.”
 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)

 Fade a.  Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace. [R.] “Passages that are somewhat fade.”
    His masculine taste gave him a sense of something fade and ludicrous.   --De Quincey.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fade, v. t. To cause to wither; to deprive of freshness or vigor; to wear away.
    No winter could his laurels fade.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed
           golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing" [syn: slice,
      2: gradually ceasing to be visible [syn: disappearance]
      v 1: 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" [syn: melt]
      2: lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
         [syn: wither]
      3: disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off" [syn:
         evanesce, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass]
      4: become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in
         the dungeon" [syn: languish]