What does fade away mean?

Definitions for fade away

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fade away.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissolve, fade out, fade away(verb)

    become weaker

    "The sound faded out"


  1. fade away(Verb)

    To lose strength, become weaker; to wane


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fade away in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fade away in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kurt Cobain:

    It's better to burn out than fade away.

  2. Siddharth Astir:

    The Heart has the greatest retention power...... Things which touch the heart remain in memory forever, while the others fade away eventually!!!!

  3. Jim McNerney:

    I will remain as chairman working with Dennis well into next year, so I'll be around for the party, as soon as I start to get in the way, I'll fade away.

  4. Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Farewell address, quoted on "We Interrupt This Broadcast" CD-ROM:

    And now, like the old soldier of that ballad, I now close my military career, and just fade away...an old soldier who tried to do his duty, as God gave him the light to see that duty. Good-bye.

  5. Rachel Landman:

    We are, of course, all saddened that they will at some point fade away, but we think they'll be around for another 40 years or so. From a business perspective, it makes them more special and unique.

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