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fade

 (fād)
v. fad·ed, fad·ing, fades
v.intr.
1. To lose brightness, loudness, or brilliance gradually: The lights and music faded as we set sail from the harbor.
2. To lose freshness; wither: summer flowers that had faded.
3. To lose strength or vitality; wane: youthful energy that had faded over the years.
4. To disappear gradually; vanish: a hope that faded. See Synonyms at disappear.
5. Sports To swerve from a straight course, especially in the direction of a slice.
6. Football To move back from the line of scrimmage. Used of a quarterback.
v.tr.
1. To cause to lose brightness, freshness, or strength: Exposure to sunlight has faded the carpet.
2. Sports To hit (a golf ball, for instance) with a moderate, usually controlled slice.
3. Games To meet the bet of (an opposing player) in dice.
n.
1. The act of fading.
2. A gradual dimming or increase in the brightness or loudness of a light source or audio signal.
3. A transition in a cinematic work or slide presentation in which the image gradually appears on or disappears from a blank screen.
4. Sports A moderate, usually controlled slice, as in golf.
5. A control mechanism on a stereo that adjusts the distribution of power between the front and rear channels.
Phrasal Verbs:
fade in
To appear or cause to appear gradually from silence or darkness, especially as a transition in a cinematic work, audio recording, or performance.
fade out
To diminish gradually to silence or darkness, especially as a transition in a cinematic work, audio recording, or performance.

[Middle English faden, from Old French fader, from fade, faded, probably from Vulgar Latin *fatidus, alteration of Latin fatuus, insipid.]

fade

(feɪd)
vb
1. to lose or cause to lose brightness, colour, or clarity
2. (intr) to lose freshness, vigour, or youth; wither
3. (intr; usually foll by away or out) to vanish slowly; die out
4. (Telecommunications)
a. to decrease the brightness or volume of (a television or radio programme or film sequence) or (of a television programme, etc) to decrease in this way
b. to decrease the volume of (a sound) in a recording system or (of a sound) to be so reduced in volume
5. (Automotive Engineering) (intr) (of the brakes of a vehicle) to lose power
6. (Golf) to cause (a golf ball) to move with a controlled left-to-right trajectory or (of a golf ball) to veer gradually from left to right
n
the act or an instance of fading
[C14: from fade (adj) dull, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin fatidus (unattested), probably blend of Latin vapidus vapid + Latin fatuus fatuous]
ˈfadable adj
ˈfadedness n
ˈfader n

fade

(feɪd)

v. fad•ed, fad•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to lose brightness or vividness of color.
2. to become dim, as light, or lose brightness of illumination.
3. to lose freshness, vigor, strength, or health.
4. to disappear or die gradually (often fol. by away or out): His anger faded away.
5. Football. (of an offensive back, esp. a quarterback) to move back toward one's own goal line, usu. with the intent to pass.
v.t.
6. to cause to fade or fade in or out.
7. fade in (or out),
a. (of a film or television image) to appear (or disappear) gradually.
b. (of a recorded sound) to increase (or decrease) gradually in volume.
n.
8. an act or instance of fading.
10. a hairstyle in which the sides of the head are close-cropped and the top hair is shaped into an upright block.
[1275–1325; Middle English, derivative of fade pale, dull < Anglo-French, Old French < Vulgar Latin *fatidus, for Latin fatuus fatuous]
fad′a•ble, adj.
fad′ed•ly, adv.
fad′ed•ness, n.
fad′er, n.
syn: See disappear.

fade


Past participle: faded
Gerund: fading

Imperative
fade
fade
Present
I fade
you fade
he/she/it fades
we fade
you fade
they fade
Preterite
I faded
you faded
he/she/it faded
we faded
you faded
they faded
Present Continuous
I am fading
you are fading
he/she/it is fading
we are fading
you are fading
they are fading
Present Perfect
I have faded
you have faded
he/she/it has faded
we have faded
you have faded
they have faded
Past Continuous
I was fading
you were fading
he/she/it was fading
we were fading
you were fading
they were fading
Past Perfect
I had faded
you had faded
he/she/it had faded
we had faded
you had faded
they had faded
Future
I will fade
you will fade
he/she/it will fade
we will fade
you will fade
they will fade
Future Perfect
I will have faded
you will have faded
he/she/it will have faded
we will have faded
you will have faded
they will have faded
Future Continuous
I will be fading
you will be fading
he/she/it will be fading
we will be fading
you will be fading
they will be fading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fading
you have been fading
he/she/it has been fading
we have been fading
you have been fading
they have been fading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fading
you will have been fading
he/she/it will have been fading
we will have been fading
you will have been fading
they will have been fading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fading
you had been fading
he/she/it had been fading
we had been fading
you had been fading
they had been fading
Conditional
I would fade
you would fade
he/she/it would fade
we would fade
you would fade
they would fade
Past Conditional
I would have faded
you would have faded
he/she/it would have faded
we would have faded
you would have faded
they would have faded

fade

A slice executed deliberately.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fade - a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing"
golf shot, golf stroke, swing - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
2.fade - gradually ceasing to be visible
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
Verb1.fade - become less clearly visible or distinguishablefade - become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
weaken - become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
2.fade - lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
disappear, vanish, go away - get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace"
3.fade - disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off"
disappear, vanish, go away - get lost, as without warning or explanation; "He disappeared without a trace"
4.fade - become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop - grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"

fade

verb
1. become pale, dull, dim, bleach, wash out, blanch, discolour, blench, lose colour, lose lustre, decolour All colour fades, especially under the impact of direct sunlight.
2. make pale, dull, dim, bleach, wash out, blanch, discolour, decolour Even a soft light fades the carpets in a room.
3. grow dim, dim, fade away, become less loud The sound of the last bomber's engines faded into the distance.
4. dwindle, disappear, vanish, melt away, fall, fail, decline, flag, dissolve, dim, disperse, wither, wilt, wane, perish, ebb, languish, die out, droop, shrivel, die away, waste away, vanish into thin air, become unimportant, evanesce, etiolate She had a way of fading into the background when things got rough.

fade

verb
1. To become inaudible:
die (away, out, or down), fade out.
2. To lose strength or power:
Informal: fizzle (out).
3. To disappear gradually by or as if by dispersal of particles:
dissolve, melt (away).
4. To pass out of sight either gradually or suddenly:
phrasal verb
fade out
1. To pass out of sight either gradually or suddenly:
2. To become inaudible:
die (away, out, or down), fade.
3. To make (a film image) disappear gradually:
noun
A gradual disappearance, especially of a film image:
Translations
يَبْهَتُيَبْهَت، يَتلاشى، يَذْبُل
vyblednoutzvolna mizetslábnout
falmefortone sigblive svageredø hen
haalistuaheikentyä
izblijedjeti
elhalványul
fölna, visna; deyja út
褪せる
희미해지다
blėstibluktiišblėsti
izbalētizbalinātizgaistizzust
blednúťslabnúť
bledeti
blekna
เลือน
phai

fade

[feɪd]
A. VI
1. (= lose colour, intensity) [fabric] → desteñirse, perder color; [colour] → perder intensidad
"guaranteed not to fade""no destiñe"
the black had faded to greyel negro se había vuelto gris
my tan soon fadedel moreno se me quitó pronto
the light was fading rapidlyestaba oscureciendo rápidamente, la luz se iba rápidamente
in the fading light he failed to see herno la vio en la penumbra
2. (= melt away) [sound] → desvanecerse; [signal] → debilitarse; [voice, music] → apagarse (Cine, TV) [image] → fundirse
the sound of the engine faded into the distanceel ruido del motor se desvanecía or se perdía en la distancia
her voice faded to a whispersu voz se apagó hasta convertirse en un susurro
the music fadedla música se fue apagando
the laughter fades and we hear birds singinglas risas se apagan or se desvanecen y se oye el canto de unos pájaros
the image fadedla imagen se fundióhubo un fundido
fades to music, production creditsfundido a música y títulos de créditos
3. (= deteriorate, decline) [flower, beauty] → marchitarse; [organization, culture] → decaer; [strength] → debilitarse; [person] → consumirse
he was unconscious and fading fastestaba inconsciente y se consumía por momentos
the team faded in the second halfel equipo perdió fuerza en el segundo tiempo
4. (= begin to disappear) [hopes, memories, smile] → desvanecerse; [appeal] → pasarse; [scar] → borrarse
he saw his chances fadingveía como se iban agotando sus posibilidades
once he became used to it the novelty began to fadecuando se acostumbró a ello dejó pronto de ser una novedad
he's the sort of person who always fades into the backgroundes el tipo de persona que siempre se queda en un segundo plano
to fade from sight or viewperderse de vista
5. (Aut) [engine] → perder potencia
6. (Sport) [ball] → desviarse
to fade to the left/rightdesviarse a la izquierda/derecha
B. VT
1. (= discolour) [+ fabric] → desteñir, hacer perder el color a; [+ colour] → desteñir; [+ flower] → marchitar
2. (Cine, TV) → fundir
C. N (Cine) → fundido m
fade to music, closing creditsfundido a música y títulos de créditos finales
fade to blackfundido en negro
fade away VI + ADV [sound, music] → apagarse; [emotion] → irse apagando; [sick person] → consumirse
her voice faded awaysu voz se fue apagando
the applause faded awaylos aplausos se fueron apagando
we'd watched her fading away in front of our eyesla veíamos consumirse delante de nuestros propios ojos
you'll fade away if you don't eat morete vas a quedar en los huesos como no comas más
fade in (Cine, TV)
A. VT + ADV [+ image] → meter con un fundido; [+ sound] → meter poco a poco
B. VI + ADV [image] → entrar en fundido (to con) [sound] → entrar (over sobre) a hymn fades in over the voicesse oye un himno que entra sobre las voces
we'll fade in on a view of the island, at dawnentramos con un fundido de la isla al amanecer
fade out
A. VT + ADV (Cine, TV) [+ image] → cerrar en fundido, fundir; [+ sound] → apagar lentamente, bajar el volumen de
B. VI + ADV
1. (Cine, TV) [image] → fundirse (to en) [sound] → apagarse, dejar de oírse
2. (fig) he faded out of public life when he became illal enfermar desapareció de la vida pública
fade up VT + ADV = fade in A

fade

[ˈfeɪd]
vi
[colour] → passer, pâlir; [fabric, wallpaper] → se décolorer, passer
The colour has faded in the sun → La couleur a passé au soleil.
My jeans have faded
BUT Mon jean est délavé.
[light] → baisser; [sound] → s'affaiblir, diminuer
The light was fading fast → La lumière baissait rapidement.
The noise gradually faded → Le bruit a diminué peu à peu.
[smile] → disparaître
[hope] → s'amenuiser; [interest] → diminuer; [fears] → s'attenuer; [memories] → s'effacer
Hopes are fading for the success of the cease-fire → L'espoir de conclure un cessez-le-feu s'amenuise.
Hopes are fading of finding any more survivors → L'espoir de retrouver d'autres survivants s'amenuise.
to fade into obscurity [famous person] → retomber dans l'anonymat
[flower] → se faner
vt [sunshine, light] [+ colour, fabric, wallpaper] → décolorer
fade away
vi
[sound] → s'affaiblir, diminuer; [voice] → s'éteindre; [sight] → disparaître
(= disappear from the public eye) [famous person] → retomber dans l'anonymat
[criticism] → s'atténuer
fade in
vt sep [+ picture] → faire apparaître en fondu; [+ scene] → ouvrir en fondu; [+ sound] → faire monter progressivement
vi [picture] → apparaître en fondu; [sound] → monter progressivement
fade out
vt sep [+ picture] → faire disparaître en fondu; [+ scene] → fermer en fondu; [+ sound] → faire baisser progressivement
vi [picture] → disparaître en fondu; [sound] → baisser progressivement

fade

vi
(= lose colour)verblassen; (material, colour)verbleichen, verblassen; (on exposure to light) → verschießen; (flower)verblühen; (= lose shine)seinen Glanz verlieren; guaranteed not to fadegarantiert farbecht
(fig, memory) → verblassen; (sight, strength, inspiration, feeling)nachlassen, schwinden (geh); (hopes)zerrinnen; (smile)vergehen, verschwinden; (beauty)verblühen; (sound)verklingen, verhallen; (radio signal)schwächer werden; hopes are fading of finding any more survivorsdie Hoffnung, noch weitere Überlebende zu finden, wird immer geringer; he faded into obscurityer geriet langsam in Vergessenheit; to fade into the background (person)sich im Hintergrund halten; (fears)in den Hintergrund rücken
(Rad, TV, Film) sceneausgeblendet werden; (cameraman)ausblenden; to fade to another scene(allmählich) zu einer anderen Szene überblenden
(Tech, brakes) → nachlassen
vt
(= cause to lose colour)ausbleichen
(Rad, TV, Film) → ausblenden; to fade one scene (in)to anothervon einer Szene (allmählich) in eine andere überblenden
n (Rad, TV, Film) → Abblende f

fade

:
fade-in
n (Rad, TV, Film) → Auf- or Einblendung f
fadeless
adjlicht- or farbecht; (fig: = eternal) → unvergänglich
fade-out
n (Rad, TV, Film) → Abblende f

fade

[feɪd] vi
a. (flower) → appassire; (colour, fabric) → scolorire or scolorirsi, sbiadire or sbiadirsi
b. (also fade away) (light) → affievolirsi, attenuarsi; (eyesight, hearing, memory) → indebolirsi; (hopes, smile) → svanire; (sounds) → affievolirsi, attutirsi; (person) → deperire; (object) to fade from sightscomparire alla vista
fade in
1. vt + adv (TV, Cine) → aprire in dissolvenza (Radio) (sound) → aumentare gradualmente d'intensità
2. vi + adv (TV, Cine) → aprirsi in dissolvenza (Radio) → aumentare gradualmente d'intensità
fade out
1. vt + adv (TV, Cine) → chiudere in dissolvenza (Radio) → diminuire gradualmente l'intensità di
2. vi + adv (TV, Cine) → chiudere in dissolvenza (Radio) → diminuire gradualmente d'intensità

fade

(feid) verb
to (make something) lose strength, colour, loudness etc. The noise gradually faded (away).

fade

يَبْهَتُ vyblednout falme verblassen ξεθωριάζω apagarse, desvanecerse haalistua s’estomper izblijedjeti sfumare 褪せる 희미해지다 verdwijnen svinne zaniknąć desbotar, desvanecer блекнуть blekna เลือน solmak phai 减弱

fade

vt. descolorar; perder el color, atenuar la imagen o el color, desteñirse.
References in classic literature ?
In a moment I watched her fade down the dusky stairway.
I had her but a single year, though; a short term of happiness for one who had seen her youth fade in hopeless pining.
There is one end of the room where it is almost intact, and there, when the crosslights fade and the low sun shines directly upon it, I can almost fancy radiation after all,--the interminable grotesques seem to form around a common centre and rush off in headlong plunges of equal distraction.
Not more by its hue than by some indescribable peculiarity in its fashion, it had the effect of making her fade personally out of sight and outline; while again the scarlet letter brought her back from this twilight indistinctness, and revealed her under the moral aspect of its own illumination.
Chicago and its saloons and its slums fade away--there are green meadows and sunlit rivers, mighty forests and snowclad hills.
Gradually the words seemed to melt and fade, as in a divine music; the child raised her deep eyes, and fixed them lovingly on him, and rays of warmth and comfort seemed to go from them to his heart; and, as if wafted on the music, she seemed to rise on shining wings, from which flakes and spangles of gold fell off like stars, and she was gone.
These farms which I have myself surveyed, these bounds which I have set up, appear dimly still as through a mist; but they have no chemistry to fix them; they fade from the surface of the glass, and the picture which the painter painted stands out dimly from beneath.
He believed that no nation that had ever known the joy of worshiping a royal family could ever be robbed of it and not fade away and die of melancholy.
Whose vales I leave -- whose spires fade fast from me
I advised her to open it up--the sun was so hot; but she said no, 't would fade, an' she tucked it under her dress.
I know how soon youth would fade and bloom perish, if, in the cup of bliss offered, but one dreg of shame, or one flavour of remorse were detected; and I do not want sacrifice, sorrow, dissolution--such is not my taste.
I see myself passing on among the novelties of foreign towns, palaces, cathedrals, temples, pictures, castles, tombs, fantastic streets - the old abiding places of History and Fancy - as a dreamer might; bearing my painful load through all, and hardly conscious of the objects as they fade before me.