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fade
British English: /feɪd/
American English: /feɪd/

Translation of fade in French:

transitive verb

  • (light, age) (curtains, clothes, colour)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (get lighter)
    (fabric)
    se décolorer, se faner
    (colour)
    (lettering, typescript)
    s'effacer
    to fade in the wash
    (garment, fabric)
    se décolorer au lavage
    (colour)
    passer au lavage
    the cloth faded to a dull blue
    le bleu du tissu s'est fané
    jeans guaranteed to fade
    jeans à délavage garanti
    guaranteed not to fade
    garanti grand teint
  • 2 (wither)
    (flowers)
    se faner
  • 3 (disappear)
    (image, drawing)
    s'estomper
    (sound)
    s'affaiblir
    (smile, memory)
    s'effacer
    (interest, excitement, hope)
    s'évanouir
    (credits)
    disparaître en fondu
    to fade into the crowd/background
    se fondre dans la foule/dans l'arrière-plan
    her looks are beginning to fade
    elle n'est plus aussi belle qu'autrefois
  • 4 (deteriorate)
    (hearing, light, sight)

Phrasal verbs

fade away

(sound)
s'éteindre
(sick person)
(distinction, division)
s'estomper

fade in

fade [something] in
monter progressivement
(sound, voice)
faire apparaître [quelque chose] en fondu
(image)
ouvrir [quelque chose] en fondu
(scene)

fade out

1 fade out
(speaker, scene)
disparaître en fondu:
2 fade [something] out (Cinema)
faire disparaître [quelque chose] en fondu
(picture, scene)

Definition of fade in:

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