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English definition of “fade”

fade

verb
 
 
/feɪd/
BECOME LESS [I, T] B2 If a colour or a sound fades, or if something fades it, it becomes less bright or strong: The music began to fade. The walls had been faded by the sun.Pale and colourless and causing colour to fadeBecoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
SLOWLY DISAPPEAR [I] (also fade away) B2 to slowly disappear, lose importance, or become weaker: With time, memories of that painful summer would fade away.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
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