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Origin of fade-out
Words nearby fade-out
Definition for fade-out (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), fad·ed, fad·ing.
- to appear gradually, especially by becoming lighter (usually followed by in).
- to disappear gradually, especially by becoming darker (usually followed by out).
- to increase gradually in volume of sound, as in recording or broadcasting music, dialogue, etc. (usually followed by in).
- to decrease gradually in volume of sound (usually followed by out).
verb (used with object), fad·ed, fad·ing.
- to cause (a scene) to appear gradually (usually followed by in).
- to cause (a scene) to disappear gradually (usually followed by out).
Origin of fade
synonym study for fade
OTHER WORDS FROM fade
Example sentences from the Web for fade-out
They need to know more about what they call program “fade-out.”
The boy and the boat slowly vanished in the mist like a "fade-out" at the movies, before Perry found his voice.The Adventure Club Afloat|Ralph Henry Barbour
Rose expected it to go something like a "fade-out" on the moving picture screen.Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's|Laura Lee Hope
British Dictionary definitions for fade-out (1 of 2)
verb fade out (adverb)
British Dictionary definitions for fade-out (2 of 2)
- to decrease the brightness or volume of (a television or radio programme or film sequence) or (of a television programme, etc) to decrease in this way
- to decrease the volume of (a sound) in a recording system or (of a sound) to be so reduced in volume