fade away - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyfade away
he/she/itfades away
present participlefading away
past tensefaded away
past participlefaded away
  1. 2
    same as fade (sense 2)

    Most of these fashions just fade away and are forgotten.

  2. 3
    same as fade (sense 4)

    If you don’t start eating properly you’re going to fade away.

See also main entry: fade