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fade away

 (into something)
1. . to diminish into something. The light faded away into nothing. The sound of the drums faded away into the distance.
2. Go to fade out.
See also: away, fade

fade away

v.
To dissipate or fade slowly and completely: As I got older, my memories faded away.
See also: away, fade
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SiriusXM's Not Fade Away Town Hall" with David Chase, James Gandolfini and Steven Van Zandt, which will take place on Monday, December 17, will air on Underground Garage, channel 21, on Thursday, December 20 at 7:00 pm ET.
Kinane, however, will not fade away for long as he is committed to taking part in the Leger Legends race at the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival.
It makes no difference because mainly the way senior players are treated here they either fade away or are made to fade away," he added.
To sit on the side lines and let the area fade away is something I may not feel comfortable doing.
Just when it looked like she would fade away like many aging tennis stars, the 30-year-old is having a season to remember.
Or, in the words of Neil Young, quoted memorably by Kurt Cobain in his suicide note: "It's better to burn out than to fade away.
who has been performing cochlear implants since 1984, is convinced that the trend among the deaf is actually shifting toward therapies that could help the next generation of deaf people use spoken language--and that the appeal of a town for sign-language users might fade away.
Now the dwindling band of brothers who have seen their numbers fall from 26,000 to less than 1,000 have agreed lay down their arms in style rather than just fade away.
They are considered the filth, debris--physically and emotionally starved, beggars that many would simply like to see fade away.
Eventually many fade away except for isolated examples.
In my 30 years in the business, I've seen pre-printed forms (which used to be the bulk of my work) fade away, replaced by plain paper imaged instead by the computer.
The letter was kept under wraps in the hope that it would simply fade away.
But it should at least cause a momentary thought that recycling is here to stay even if "booster" purchasing programs fade away.
In a recent essay in Salon, historian Scan Wilentz points out that the folks involved didn't fade away once the Clintons left the White House.
Douglas MacArthur, I don't intend to entirely fade away.