What is Fade ?
Fade is (verb) 1. to lose colour The more you wash your jeans, the more they’ll fade. This T-shirt has faded. 2. to become less bright or light As the light faded, bats came out in the garden. The light from the torch began to fade as the batteries ran out. The islands faded away into the distance. 3. to become less noisy The sound of the music faded away.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level