Associations to the word «Fade»


FADE, adjective. (archaic) Strong; bold; doughty
FADE, adjective. (archaic) Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace.
FADE, noun. (golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the right. See slice, hook, draw.
FADE, noun. 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.
FADE, noun. (slang) A fight
FADE, noun. (cinematography) A gradual decrease in the brightness of a shot (as a means of cutting to a new scene)
FADE, verb. (intransitive) To become faded; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.
FADE, verb. (intransitive) To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color.
FADE, verb. (intransitive) To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.
FADE, verb. (transitive) To cause to fade.
FADE AWAY, verb. To lose strength, become weaker; to wane
FADE IN, noun. A type of transition used in visual media, in which the transition is at first black, fading to a visual image.
FADE IN, verb. To fade from black to a visual image in visual media.
FADE OUT, noun. A type of transition used in movies usually at the end of a scene, in which the transition fades to black from the cut.
FADE OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To slowly disappear.
FADE OUT, verb. To fade from a cut to black in a movie.
FADE TO BLACK, verb. (cinema) To end a film or a scene of a film by causing the image to disappear and become black.
FADE TO WHITE, verb. A film punctuation in which the picture brightens until it is completely white.

Dictionary definition

FADE, noun. A golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing".
FADE, noun. Gradually ceasing to be visible.
FADE, verb. 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".
FADE, verb. Lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading".
FADE, verb. Disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off".
FADE, verb. Become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy