fade away

fade away
become weaker

The sound faded out

Syn: ↑dissolve, ↑fade out
Derivationally related forms: ↑fadeout (for: ↑fade out), ↑dissolve (for: ↑dissolve)
Hypernyms: ↑change state, ↑turn
Verb Group: ↑dissolve
Verb Frames:

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ˌfade aˈway derived
(of a person) to become very weak or ill/sick and die

In the last weeks of her life she simply faded away.

Main entry:fadederived

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