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fade

[ feyd ]
/ feɪd /
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verb (used without object), fad·ed, fad·ing.
verb (used with object), fad·ed, fad·ing.
noun
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Origin of fade

First recorded in 1275–1325; 1915–20 for def. 5; Middle English faden, derivative of fade “pale, dull,” from Anglo-French, Old French, from unattested Vulgar Latin fatidus, for Latin fatuus fatuous

synonym study for fade

4. See disappear.

OTHER WORDS FROM fade

fad·a·ble, adjectivepre·fade, verb (used with object), pre·fad·ed, pre·fad·ing.un·fad·a·ble, adjectiveun·fad·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fade

fade
/ (feɪd) /

verb
noun
the act or an instance of fading

Derived forms of fade

fadable, adjectivefadedness, nounfader, noun

Word Origin for fade

C14: from fade (adj) dull, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin fatidus (unattested), probably blend of Latin vapidus vapid + Latin fatuus fatuous
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