Definitions for FADEfeɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fade*feɪd(v.; n.)fad•ed, fad•ing
(v.i.)to lose brightness or vividness of color.
to become dim, as light, or lose brightness of illumination.
to lose freshness, vigor, strength, or health.
to disappear or die gradually (often fol. by away or out):
His anger faded away.
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.)to cause to fade or fade in or out.
fade in (or out) (of a film or television image) to appear (or disappear) gradually. (of a recorded sound) to increase (or decrease) gradually in volume.
Category: Verb Phrase
(n.)an act or instance of fading.
Category: Motion Pictures
Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz, Informal
Ref: fade-out (def. 1). 1
a hairstyle in which the sides of the head are close-cropped and the top hair is shaped into an upright block.
* Syn: See disappear.
Origin of fade:
1275–1325; ME, der. of fade pale, dull < AF, OF < VL *fatidus, for L fatuusfatuous
slice, fade, slicing(noun)
a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
"he took lessons to cure his slicing"
gradually ceasing to be visible
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"
lose freshness, vigor, or vitality
"Her bloom was fading"
evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass(verb)
"The pain eventually passed off"
"The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to decrease in strength or intensity
The colors in the fabric had faded.; She smiled as her fears faded.
A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the right. See slice, hook, draw.
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.
To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.
To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color.
To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.
To cause to fade.
Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace.
Origin: From fader, from fade.
weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace
to become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant
to lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color
to sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish
to cause to wither; to deprive of freshness or vigor; to wear away
Translations for FADE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to (make something) lose strength, colour, loudness etc
The noise gradually faded (away).
- verbleik, verlep, verwelkAfrikaans
- يَبْهَت، يَتلاشى، يَذْبُلArabic
- прен. изчезвамBulgarian
- enfraquecerPortuguese (BR)
- zvolna mizet; vyblednout; slábnoutCzech
- blive svagere; falme; fortone sig; dø henDanish
- εξασθενώ, ξεθωριάζωGreek
- apagarse, debilitarseSpanish
- kahandama, tuhmuma, raugemaEstonian
- از بین رفتنFarsi
- izblijediti, postupno slabitiCroatian
- elhalványul; elhalkulHungarian
- menurun, meredupIndonesian
- fölna, visna; deyja útIcelandic
- 희미해지다, 바래다Korean
- (iš)blėsti, bluktiLithuanian
- izbalēt; izzust; izgaist; izbalinātLatvian
- (laten) wegsterven, (laten) vervagenDutch
- dø/svinne hen, falme, visneNorwegian
- از بین رفتنPersian
- مړاوى كېدل، رژېدل، ويلې كېدلPashto
- a (se) estompaRomanian
- вянуть; блёкнуть;затихатьRussian
- slabnúť; blednúťSlovak
- mattas, tona (dö) bort, försvinnaSwedish
- 消失，褪色Chinese (Trad.)
- вицвітати; завмиратиUkrainian
- رنگ اڑنا یا اڑا دیناUrdu
- phai; nhạt; tanVietnamese
- 消失，褪色Chinese (Simp.)
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