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Synonyms for shade
ʃeɪdshade

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  1. shade, shadiness, shadowinessnoun

    relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body

    "it is much cooler in the shade"; "there's too much shadiness to take good photographs"

    Synonyms:
    nicety, tone, tincture, specter, wraith, subtlety, shadowiness, ghost, shadiness, tad, tint, nuance, spook, refinement, spectre

  2. shade, tint, tincture, tonenoun

    a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color

    "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"

    Synonyms:
    pure tone, spook, whole step, timber, look, wraith, timbre, step, smell, feel, quality, shadow, shadiness, nuance, tonicity, ghost, subtlety, shadowiness, vestige, spirit, tincture, tone, tad, tone of voice, flavour, note, whole tone, tonus, feeling, spectre, trace, flavor, nicety, refinement, specter, musical note, tint

  3. shadenoun

    protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight

    "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"

    Synonyms:
    nicety, tone, tincture, specter, wraith, subtlety, shadowiness, ghost, shadiness, tad, tint, nuance, spook, refinement, spectre

  4. nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinementnoun

    a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

    "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"

    Synonyms:
    cultivation, wraith, refinement, shadiness, polish, refining, rightness, specter, ghost, purification, tincture, tint, nuance, shadowiness, nicety, culture, civilization, spectre, spook, civilisation, elaboration, subtlety, tone, finish, justness, niceness, tad

  5. shadenoun

    a position of relative inferiority

    "an achievement that puts everything else in the shade"; "his brother's success left him in the shade"

    Synonyms:
    nicety, tone, tincture, specter, wraith, subtlety, shadowiness, ghost, shadiness, tad, tint, nuance, spook, refinement, spectre

  6. tad, shadenoun

    a slight amount or degree of difference

    "a tad too expensive"; "not a tad of difference"; "the new model is a shade better than the old one"

    Synonyms:
    nicety, tone, tincture, specter, wraith, subtlety, shadowiness, ghost, shadiness, tad, tint, nuance, spook, refinement, spectre

  7. ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectrenoun

    a mental representation of some haunting experience

    "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"

    Synonyms:
    phantasma, phantom, wraith, shadowiness, shadiness, touch, weirdo, weirdy, nuance, weirdie, specter, ghost, tincture, ghostwriter, tint, nicety, apparition, trace, phantasm, tad, spectre, spook, subtlety, tone, creep, fantasm, refinement

  8. shadeverb

    a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)

    Synonyms:
    nicety, tone, tincture, specter, wraith, subtlety, shadowiness, ghost, shadiness, tad, tint, nuance, spook, refinement, spectre

  9. shadow, shade, shade offverb

    cast a shadow over

    Synonyms:
    dwarf, fill in, shade off, overshadow, shadow

  10. shade, fill inverb

    represent the effect of shade or shadow on

    Synonyms:
    shade off, shadow, fill in, fill out, stand in, complete, make out, sub, substitute

  11. shadeverb

    protect from light, heat, or view

    "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"

    Synonyms:
    fill in, shade off, shadow

  12. shadeverb

    vary slightly

    "shade the meaning"

    Synonyms:
    fill in, shade off, shadow

  13. shadeverb

    pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree

    "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"

    Synonyms:
    fill in, shade off, shadow

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tree canopy

    a shade area.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 6, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shadenoun

    Synonyms:
    shadow

  2. shadenoun

    Synonyms:
    darkness, obscurity, dusk, duskiness, gloom

  3. shadenoun

    Synonyms:
    screen, curtain, veil

  4. shadenoun

    Synonyms:
    color, hue, tint, tinge, cast, stain, dye

  5. shadenoun

    Synonyms:
    degree, kind, variety, minute difference

  6. shadenoun

    Synonyms:
    ghost, spirit, apparition, spectre, phantom, manes

  7. shadeverb

    Synonyms:
    obscure, cloud, darken, eclipse, dim, obfuscate, put in shadow, cast in the shade

  8. shadeverb

    Synonyms:
    screen, cover, protect

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shadenoun

    Synonyms:
    umbrage, shadow

  2. shadenoun

    Synonyms:
    darkness, obscurity, gloom, shadows, retreat, seclusion, screen, protection, curtain, awning, blind, spirit, ghost, specter, phantom, manes, minute difference, variation, nuance

  3. shadeverb

    Synonyms:
    screen, obscure, dim, obfuscate, cloud, darken, eclipse

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "shade":

    shadow, shading, shadows, grayling, nuance, sombra, grey, shred, hue

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How to use shade in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Peters:

    If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

  2. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Be the shade for everyone to rest, dream and find peace.

  3. Stephen Innes:

    Some shorts covered after the director gave the WHO's stamp of approval to China's aggressive containment effort, for now, the market's risk lights have shifted from flickering on red to a steady shade of amber, which could bring more risk back into play.

  4. Alexander Pope, Essay on Man:

    Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue, But, like the shadow, proves the substance true.

  5. Robert Glatter:

    But they are at risk as well when the heat index rises. Keeping ahead of their thirst is the key, not just drinking when they feel thirsty, taking breaks is essential when intensely exercising in the heat for more than one hour. This includes rest, finding shade from the sun, and drinking water mixed with sugar and electrolytes. Salty pretzels, fruit and nuts are always a good option if you don't have access to a drink with sugar and electrolytes.


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