fade away

fade away
phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word forms "fade away":
present tense I/you/we/they fade away he/she/it fades away present participle fading away past tense faded away past participle faded away
1) to disappear slowly

Her footsteps faded away down the staircase.

2) same as fade 2)

Most of these fashions just fade away and are forgotten.

3) same as fade 4)

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

English dictionary. 2014.

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