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Synonyms for shade
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shade, shadiness, shadowiness(noun)

    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, tone(noun)

    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. shade(noun)

    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, refinement(noun)

    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. shade(noun)

    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, shade(noun)

    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, spectre(noun)

    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. shade(verb)

    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 off(verb)

    cast a shadow over

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

  10. shade, fill in(verb)

    represent the effect of shade or shadow on

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

  11. shade(verb)

    protect from light, heat, or view

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

    Synonyms:
    fill in, shade off, shadow

  12. shade(verb)

    vary slightly

    "shade the meaning"

    Synonyms:
    fill in, shade off, shadow

  13. shade(verb)

    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 Contribution

  1. tree canopy

    a shade area.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 6, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shade(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shadow

  2. shade(n.)

    Synonyms:
    darkness, obscurity, dusk, duskiness, gloom

  3. shade(n.)

    Synonyms:
    screen, curtain, veil

  4. shade(n.)

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

  5. shade(n.)

    Synonyms:
    degree, kind, variety, minute difference

  6. shade(n.)

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

  7. shade(v. a.)

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

  8. shade(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    screen, cover, protect

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shade(n)

    Synonyms:
    umbrage, shadow

  2. shade(n. pl)

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

  3. shade(v)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce shade?

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Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say shade in sign language?

  1. shade

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How to use shade in a sentence?

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Hipper juicy, mega sexy sweet candy Oh God, so sexy. Hipper juicy, mega sweet candy. Delightfully beautiful. I am uncontrollably drawn to you ultra powerfully. When you walk in front of me, this is a mega juicy and beautiful and very sexually exciting, seductive dance of sexy buns. You are the most sexy erotic dope of my mind and heart. I want you with all my heart, every night all night long flight. Your kiss is a powerful energetic, this is my strongest addiction. Sex with you is the embrace of true love. You're just super sexy, too beautiful. Every second, when I see you, I think to myself: wow, just woooooooooooooooow, ooooooh yeaaaaaah, so hot well, just auch, toooooo much sexy. I can upload a lot of your photos into the computer and watch all day long for a slide show, and watch with great pleasure and just admire. All the compliments from all the universes just for you. I am in love with you over super ultra turbo mega, supa dupa powerfully. You are my ultra powerful sex attraction, your only passion, a powerful obsession with you. When you are close to me, I’m supposed to be delighted, it’s like a multi powerful orgasmic vibratory pulsating sensation in my soul, when I touch you and embrace tenderly, kissing it is just indescribable pleasure, all this is mixed with true love, joy and true happiness. Time stands still as everything except you is not important, you are the only value of my eternity and eternity with you - this is heaven on earth. You awaken in me a hard sexual hunger because you are very appetizing, charming delicacy, chic dessert. Luxurious, sexy chocolate color of your soft skin , hypper juicy and sweet, hipper juicy candy . Than blacker the skin, the sweeter and juicier. Unbearably sexy and beautiful. Mega horny sweet dream is like an erotic jazz melody, a prelude to hot sex. I give you my horny universal size, infinite amount of likes. Than more I look at you, than more I'm falling in love you and get horny. On such as you can with great pleasure to look for ages, day and night for days on flight. You have powerful sex magnetism. The movements of your luxurious body is aesthetic erotica. The more I look at you, the more I fall in love. The blacker the skin, the hotter and hotter and torrid it is, the heat of passion emanates from it. You are synonymous with torrid sex and delightfully beautiful passion of romance. When your sweet skin is in sweat, it plays with the bright tinges of the eloquent colors of aesthetics with the highest form of seducing a very powerful temptation gently falling in love with yourself. I am quite clearly aware of how beautiful you are to the extent that beautifully illuminates the day and how it beautify the night. Only you awaken in me a powerful unquenchable hunger for sex. My libido seems to be grilled like barbecue meat. You are my sweet dear masterpiece of the universe juicy candy I will love so strongly others will just be jealous. It is difficult to believe in your existence that there can be such a beautiful girl. Gentle sensual chocolate is a supremely royal shade of luxury. Everything that is connected with a beautiful sweet, sweet and touching is associated with you. You are a beautiful girl to tears. You are too sweet like a sugar and so sweet and cute. I have powerfull love and sex addiction to you is even more than anything else. Your love is the most invaluable and most valuable phenomenon in the universe. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Brutally beastly sexy Your heart is like a burning ruby, you are a hot juicy chocolate skin tone brutally sexy, beastly, mega tough exciting making horny, divinely sweet and incredibly sexy, saturated with a sweet delicate, sensual shade, sexually exciting, you are synonymous with hot sex and sultry sexuality. My heart, mind and penis burn with the fire of love and lust, looking at you, I think to myself: it’s just nowhere hotter. You are such a sex bomb that is capable of blowing up an entire universe, it says wow and wow, a mega explosion of the imagination of lust. With every second, love for you only intensifies, also your value, and my horny feelings. You are my true attraction, which I had not previously suspected of, looking at your body and face is just a buzz for my eyes. Your beauty is the highest art of aesthetics. Your beauty as a powerful orgasm for my mind, soul and heart, as if a very cool unforgettable sex, just the breath of adrenaline from love captures the spirit. You are the reason for my constant my horny feelings and amazing state of love. Very tough very excitingly and horny and beautiful. Aesthetic eroticism of love for you, the most tender and sweetest taste. I relish every second, spent with you every second your value increases, excitement and love increases, I relish every second. You just brutally excite me. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Napoleon Bonaparte:

    My enemies are many, my equals are none. In the shade of olive trees, they said Italy could never be conquered. In the land of Pharaohs and Kings, they said Egypt could never be humbled. In the realm of forest and snow, they said Russia could never be tamed. Now they say nothing. They fear me, like a force of nature, a dealer in thunder and death! I say: I am Napoleon, I am Emperor. (Napoleon: Total War)

  4. Sipho P Nkosi:

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

  5. Alexander Pope, Essay on Man:

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


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