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


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)

 Fad·ed a. That has lost freshness, color, or brightness; grown dim. “His faded cheek.”
 Where the faded moon
 Made a dim silver twilight.   --Keats.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
      2: reduced in strength; "the faded tones of an old recording"
         [syn: attenuate, attenuated, weakened]