Definition of Fade out

1. Verb. Become weaker. "The sound faded out"

Exact synonyms: Dissolve, Fade Away
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Related verbs: Dissolve
Derivative terms: Dissolve, Fadeout



Definition of Fade out

1. 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. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) To slowly disappear. ¹

3. Verb. To fade from a cut to black in a movie. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fade Out

faddishly
faddishness
faddishnesses
faddism
faddisms
faddist
faddists
faddle
faddled
faddles
faddling
faddy
fade
fade away
fade in
fade out (current term)
fade to black
fade to white
fadeaway
fadeaways
faded
fadedly
fadedness
fadednesses
fadein
fadeins
fadeless
fadeometer
fadeometers
fadeout

Literary usage of Fade out

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1. The First Carlisle: Sir James Hay, First Earl of Carlisle, as Courtier by Roy E. Schreiber (1984)
"fade out During the final years of Carlisle's life, as successive instructions to French ambassadors in England prove, he was acknowledged as one of the ..."

2. Behind the Motion-picture Screen by Austin Celestin Lescarboura (1919)
"Most cameras are now provided with automatic devices that can be set to fade-in or fade-out a scene in 5, 10, or 20 feet, according to requirements. ..."

3. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1901)
"With a consistency perfectly charming, they say it would have been much better had we allowed the Treasury notes to fade out. Why allow fiat money to fade ..."

4. Incidents of My Life: Professional--literary--social, with Services in the by Thomas Addis Emmet (1911)
"... the only survivor of the signers—This caused in time the signatures to fade out—Discovered during the Civil War, and the circumstance was accepted by ..."

5. How Motion Pictures are Made by Homer Croy (1918)
"By the simple process of fade-in and fade-out additional trick and art effects were opened up to motion- picture photography. ..."

6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1920)
"Finally the center began to fade out, rather suddenly, to a good gray surface. ... The surface began to fade out from the periphery, all the time going ..."

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