English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fade /'feid/Concise Dictionary
- nội động từ
- mất dần, mờ dần, biến dần
- ngoại động từ
- làm phai màu, làm bạc màu
- (điện ảnh) truyền hình
- to fade in: đưa (cảnh, âm thanh) vào dần
- to fade out: làm (ảnh) mờ dần
- tăng (âm) thành không rõ nữa; giảm (âm) thành không rõ
+a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
+gradually ceasing to be visible
+become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly
+lose freshness, vigor, or vitality
Advanced English Dictionary
1 (grow) dim or pale, grow faint, cloud (over), dull; bleach, whiten, etiolate, wash out, blanch or blench, discolour:
The scene faded in the distance. Look how the sun has faded the curtains!
2 droop, wither, decline, die out or away, perish, ebb, flag, wane, wilt, waste away, sag, diminish, dwindle, languish, deteriorate, decay, shrivel, peter out or away:
As he aged, his lust for life faded.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 to become or to make sth become paler or less bright: [V] All colour had faded from the sky. + The curtains had faded in the sun. + [VN] The sun had faded the curtains. + He was wearing faded blue jeans.
2 [V] ~ (away) to disappear gradually: Her smile faded. + Hopes of reaching an agreement seem to be fading away. + His voice faded to a whisper (= gradually became quieter). + The laughter faded away. + All other issues fade into insignificance compared with the struggle for survival. + Summer was fading into autumn.
3 if a sports player, team, actor, etc. fades, they stop playing or performing as well as they did before: Black faded on the final bend.
Idioms see WOODWORK
Phrasal Verbs: fade away (of a person) to become very weak or ill/sick and die: In the last weeks of her life she simply faded away.
fade in / out to become clearer or louder / less clear or quieter: George saw the monitor black out and then a few words faded in.
fade sth in / out to make a picture or a sound clearer or louder / less clear or quieter: Fade out the music at the end of the scene.
fast, quickly, rapidly
Hopes of a peace settlement were fading fast.
| gradually, slowly | quietly
It was impossible for her to fade quietly into the background.
VERB + FADE
begin to | seem to
All else seemed to fade into insignificance.
The smile faded from his face.
Their voices faded into the distance.
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