Translation of fade in Spanish:
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 [color/star] apagarse*, perder* intensidad; [fabric/paper] perder* color, desteñirse* the light was beginning to fade empezaba a oscurecer or a irse la luz
- 2 2.1 (disappear) [feeling/memories] desvanecerse*; [strength/sight] debilitarse; [beauty] marchitarse; [interest/enthusiasm] decaer*; [hope/optimism] desvanecerse* his smile faded se le desvaneció la sonrisa the novelty soon faded se pasó pronto la novedad 2.2 (lose freshness, vigor) [flower/plant] ajarse she's fading fast se está apagando or consumiendo rápidamenteExample sentences2.3 (fall away) [competitor/team] decaer*, quedarse atrás, perder* terreno
- After the flowers of spring bulbs fade, the remaining foliage is left to wilt and die back.
- ‘I will record the whole process, as these lotus seed pods fade, wither, and dry up,’ Wang said.
- People often wonder what to do when tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, Easter lilies, and other spring-blooming bulb flowers have faded.
- The John Gosden-trained colt took up the lead coming into the home straight but faded in the final furlong.
- John Gosden's French 1,000 Guineas winner Zenda flattered briefly in the straight but faded to finish last of the 15 runners.
- The early pacesetter faded to last, and Regal Thunder ran on to finish second.
- As Nariman gradually fades away into the passive state of the bedridden invalid, the novel places Yezad on center stage.
- It is painful to see such infants gradually fading away over a number of weeks or months, when everybody hopes for a speedy end.
- Seeing a man cry like that, I could not control myself and my partner faded away behind the fall of my own tears.
- 3 3.1 [sound/signal/music] debilitarse, perderse* the theme music fades in poco a poco se empieza a oír el tema musical to fade out desaparecer* 3.2 [Radio] [Television/Televisión] [signal] oscilar 3.3 [Cars/Automovilismo] [brakes/engine] no responderExample sentences
- The dream was quickly fading from memory as his stomach growled for attention.
- Had cotton not been so in demand and so crucial to the prosperity of the nation and Europe, slavery might have faded rather than growing stronger.
- From the interior of a car, the condensation on the windshield gradually fades away, revealing a better picture of the landscape outside.
- Their brakes fade, clutches burn and chassis flex; they dig in, roll around and break traction at absurdly low speeds, but with great drama.
- It was only in the closing stages when Paul's brakes faded slightly that he had to back off the chase.
- The brakes are easy to handle and get a hard grip, even after a few hard braking sessions no fading is apparent.
- 4 [Cinema/Cine] [Television/Televisión] [image/scene/speech] fundirse the scene fades to the same room twenty years later hay un fundido a la misma habitación veinte años despuésExample sentences
- And when the film's final scene fades to black, you will be even more eager to see how Batman Continues.
- In fact, the extra content is what sticks to my mind now, while the film itself is fading to a pleasantly dissonant collection of images and emotions.
- They change pace through fading montages of static images.
- 5 [Sport/Deporte] 5.1 (veer) [baseball/golfball] desviarse* fade to the left/right desviarse* a la izquierda/derecha 5.2 (in US football) retrocederExample sentences
- Logic prevailed, I followed his advice, and the ball faded beautifully onto the green, just as he had predicted.
- McTeirnan was desperately unlucky with the conversion with the ball fading to the right and wide from a difficult angle.
- The ball will slice or fade, but by opening the clubface you are adding loft to the club, which will produce a higher-trajectory ball flight.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (make lose color) [fabric/clothes/furnishings] desteñir*, hacer* perder el color a; [color] apagar*Example sentences
- Shock and remorse showed there, the pink in his cheeks fading to a pale colour I had never seen on him before.
- However tattoos usually fade over time, making them illegible.
- As a result, some parts of his pictures are bathed in soft light while others fade into gentle dusk.
- 2 [Cinema/Cine] [Radio] [Television/Televisión] fundir fade the applause into the next song funda los aplausos con or y la siguiente canción she faded the music down bajó gradualmente el volumen de la músicaExample sentences
- The sound is fading in and out, when the record is interrupted with news of an imminent tornado heading for Kansas.
- In "Safe Return", high-pitched strings fade in as if the birds fly highly to the sky.
- You can have the sound fade in and fade out or adjust the volume as necessary.
- 2 uncountable/no numerable(brake fade)[Cars/Automovilismo] frenos (masculine plural) con una gran resistencia a la fatiga, fading (masculine)
fade awayverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [love/grief] irse* apagando; [chances/hopes/memory] desvanecerse* the sound slowly faded away el sonido se fue apagando poco a poco or gradualmente he faded away into obscurity fue cayendo poco a poco en el olvido you must eat something or you'll fade away si no comes algo te vas a consumir
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