Definition of "fade away" [fade away]

  • To lose strength, become weaker; to wane (verb)

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Use "fade away" in a sentence
  • "Some of these ghost-like creatures were twenty or thirty feet long, but it was difficult to tell their girth, for their outline was so hazy that it seemed to fade away into the air around them."
  • "And we cannot make all your troubles fade away because of the free-choice rule . . . we can only offer a defense against the darkness."
  • "Backwoods distilling did not fade away with leaded gasoline and AM radio; it transformed."
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