Synonyms of fade in English:

fade


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verb

1‘the paintwork has faded and peeled’

SYNONYMS
become pale, grow pale, pale, become bleached, become washed out, lose colour, decolour, decolorize, discolour
dull, dim, grow dull, grow dim, lose lustre
ANTONYMS

brighten

2‘sunlight had faded the picture’

SYNONYMS
bleach, wash out, make pale, decolour, decolorize, blanch, whiten
dull, discolour, dim, etiolate
ANTONYMS

enhance, brighten

3‘remove the flower heads as they fade’

SYNONYMS
wither, wilt, droop, shrivel, decay, die, perish
technical become marcescent
rare etiolate

4‘the afternoon light began to fade’

SYNONYMS
dim, grow dim, grow faint, grow feeble, fail, dwindle, grow less, die away, wane, disappear, vanish, decline, dissolve, peter out, melt away, evanesce
ANTONYMS

increase

5‘the industry was fading away’

SYNONYMS
decline, die out, diminish, deteriorate, degenerate, decay, crumble, collapse, fail, fall, sink, slump, slip, slide, go downhill, go to rack and ruin
informal go to pot, go to the dogs, go down the toilet, go down the tubes, hit the skids
Australian, New Zealand informal go to the pack
rare retrograde
ANTONYMS

thrive