- (archaic) Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace.
- (archaic) Strong; bold; doughty
- (golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the right. See slice, hook, draw.
- (cinematography) A gradual decrease in the brightness of a shot (as a means of cutting to a new scene)
- (slang) A fight
- A haircut where the hair is short or shaved on the sides of the head and longer on top. See also high-top fade and low fade.
- (transitive) To cause to fade.
- (intransitive) To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.
"The milkman's whistling faded into the distance."
- (intransitive) To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color.
- (intransitive) To become faded; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.