|1.||[ verb ] 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"
|2.||[ verb ] disappear gradually; as of emotions, for example|
|Synonyms:||pass blow_over fleet pass_off evanesce|
"The pain eventually passed off"
|Related terms:||disappear passing|
|3.||[ verb ] lose freshness, vigor, or vitality|
"Her bloom was fading"
|Related terms:||disappear atrophy|
|4.||[ noun ] (sport,golf) a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer|
"he took lessons to cure his slicing"
|Related terms:||golf_stroke slice|
|5.||[ verb ] become feeble|
"The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
|Related terms:||deteriorate attenuation|
|6.||[ noun ] gradually ceasing to be visible|
|Related terms:||termination vanish|