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1. fade

verb. ['ˈfeɪd'] become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly.

Synonyms

  • weaken

Antonyms

  • failing
  • stay

Etymology

  • fader (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Fade

  • underplayed
  • promenade
  • metrodade
  • underpaid
  • unafraid
  • serenade
  • portrayed
  • palisade
  • overstayed
  • overplayed
  • masquerade
  • lemonade
  • downgrade
  • displayed
  • disobeyed
  • colonnade
  • brascade
  • usaid
  • upgrade
  • unswayed
  • replayed
  • prepaid
  • persuade
  • overpaid
  • mislaid
  • mcquaide
  • mcquaid
  • mcquade
  • mcglade
  • mcdaid

Example sentences of the word fade


1. Noun, singular or mass
Apply minimal pressure for a light fade and medium to heavy pressure for a darker fade.

2. Verb, base form
Keep in mind that the color will fade and lighten a bit as it dries.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The laws also help preserve evidence, since items can be lost or destroyed and witness memories fade.

Quotes containing the word fade


1. Don't walk through life just playing football. Don't walk through life just being an athlete. Athletics will fade. Character and integrity and really making an impact on someone's life, that's the ultimate vision, that's the ultimate goal - bottom line.
- Ray Lewis

2. I stand firm behind the belief that, for me, songwriting isn't something that I do or command, it happens to me. I can either choose to stop and acknowledge it, or put it off and hope that it won't fade away. 'That Wasn't Me' is no exception - it came together more quickly than any other song I have ever constructed on my own.
- Brandi Carlile

3. Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I don’t go along with that. The memories I value most, I don’t ever see them fading.
- Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go

2. fade

verb. ['ˈfeɪd'] disappear gradually.

Synonyms

  • blow over
  • vanish
  • fleet
  • pass off
  • evanesce
  • go away
  • disappear

Antonyms

  • running
  • materialize
  • begin
  • materialise

Etymology

  • fader (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. fade

verb. ['ˈfeɪd'] lose freshness, vigor, or vitality.

Synonyms

  • wither
  • go away
  • disappear

Antonyms

  • increase
  • slow
  • enter
  • arrive

Etymology

  • fader (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. fade

noun. ['ˈfeɪd'] gradually ceasing to be visible.

Synonyms

  • termination
  • conclusion
  • ending

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born

Etymology

  • fader (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. fade

noun. ['ˈfeɪd'] a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer.

Synonyms

  • slice
  • slicing
  • golf stroke
  • golf shot

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow

Etymology

  • fader (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. fade

verb. ['ˈfeɪd'] become feeble.

Synonyms

  • deteriorate
  • drop
  • languish
  • degenerate

Antonyms

  • decertify
  • recede
  • fail
  • prevent

Etymology

  • fader (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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