The term "fade" is from South Central, L.A.

Gang members originally meant murder when they talked about fading someone. If you fade a gang member you are decreasing the number of members in his gang and effectively "fading" his color.

Today the term fade is more flexible by simply meaning "disgrace".
Brotha's got mad caps rainin' down, but those fools can't fade me.
by Josh Wingenbach November 16, 2004
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To contribute money for shared drugs
If you wana come smoke, fade in $2
by Anonymous October 30, 2003
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when your feelings for a person still stand and you have to watch them walk away.
our love is fading.
by mariah. February 10, 2019
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The equivalent of being buzzed but... smoking wise
ME:Dude this is a nice level its like being faded but not to the point where your stoned.
FRED:cool story bro, tell it again.
by thehighbrodie August 30, 2011
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When you are sobering up after being high. Usually the most "out of it" moment because the person feels tired and very lazy.
"You listening?"
"Sorry, it's hard to keep up 'cause I'm fading"
by 4r13 October 23, 2007
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a right hook to the jaw.to catch a fade is to get socked in the face.
That bitch K Douv was talking shit so he caught my fade.
by jeff March 20, 2005
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the after effects of getting really high, slow and groggy feeling
Person 1: Man, I smoked so much last night, I woke up so faded
Person 2: Haha, only cure for that is to wake and bake!!
by Wonder_Woman March 16, 2013
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