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FADE, a. Weak slight faint. Not in use.


1. To lose color to tend from a stronger or brighter color to a more faint shade of the same color, or to lose a color entirely. A green leaf fades and becomes less green or yellow. Those colors are deemed the best, which are least apt to fade.
2. To wither, as a plant to decay.

Ye shall be as an oak, whose leaf fadeth. Isaiah 1 .

3. To lose strength gradually to vanish.

When the memory is weak, ideas in the mind quickly fade.

4. To lose luster to grow dim.

The stars shall fade away.

5. To decay to perish gradually.

We all do fade as a leaf. Isaiah 64 .

An inheritance that fadeth not away. 1 Peter 1 .

6. To decay to decline to become poor and miserable.

The rich man shall fade away in his ways. James 1 .

7. To lose strength, health or vigor to decline to grow weaker.
8. To disappear gradually to vanish.

FADE, To cause to wither to wear away to deprive of freshness or vigor.

No winter could his laurels fade.

This is a man, old, wrinkled, faded, withered.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Fade'. King James Dictionary.

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