Meaning of “fade” in the English Dictionary

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"fade" in British English

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fadeverb [ I or T ]

uk /feɪd/ us /feɪd/

B2 to (cause to) lose colour, brightness, or strength gradually:

If you hang your clothes out in the bright sun, they will fade.
My suntan is already fading.
They arrived home just as the light was fading (= as it was getting dark).
The sun had faded the blue walls.

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(Definition of “fade” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fade" in American English

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fadeverb [ I ]

us /feɪd/

to lose color, brightness, or strength gradually:

If you hang your clothes out in the bright sun, they will fade.

If something fades away/out, it becomes less clear and then disappears:

The voice on the radio faded out.

(Definition of “fade” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)