lampshade, lamp shade, shade(noun)
a protective ornamental covering for a lamp, used to screen a light bulb from direct view
protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
"they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"
a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)
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"
ward off, debar, circumvent, evade, block up, lug, halt, sidestep, obturate, jam, stuff, fend off, block off, close up, blank out, freeze, bend, head off, obstruct, avert, deflect, impede, dodge, embarrass, kibosh, draw a blank, duck, hinder, avoid, block, forget, hedge, immobilize, stop, put off, stymy, fudge, blockade, immobilise, turn away, bar, occlude, barricade, obviate, elude, forefend, parry, choke up, forfend, stymie, stave off, distract, skirt
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"
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"
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"
a position of relative inferiority
"an achievement that puts everything else in the shade"; "his brother's success left him in the shade"
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"
pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree
"the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
intangible, fictional, fabricated, illusive, mythological, false, illusional, nominal, unrealistic, abstract, illusory, mythologic, frivolous, eye-deceiving, envisioned, mythic, fabulous, illusionary, mythical, pretend, pictured, unreal, fantastical, fanciful, fancied, visualised, dreamed(a), legendary, trompe-l'oeil(a), make-believe, hallucinatory, imaginary, notional, fictitious, visualized, fabled, fantastic
"shade the meaning"
mythological, make-believe, fictional, fabled, fictitious, mythic, abstract, trompe-l'oeil(a), fantastic, fabulous, eye-deceiving, envisioned, illusive, pictured, fanciful, false, pretend, visualized, nominal, dreamed(a), imaginary, unrealistic, hallucinatory, legendary, fabricated, visualised, mythologic, illusionary, unreal, mythical, frivolous, illusional, notional, illusory, fancied, fantastical, intangible
protect from light, heat, or view
"Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"
shade, fill in(verb)
represent the effect of shade or shadow on
shadow, shade, shade off(verb)
cast a shadow over
English Synonyms and Antonyms
blaze, flame, flare, flash, flicker, glare, gleam, gleaming, glimmer, glistening, glistering, glitter, glow, illumination, incandescence, light, luster, scintillation, sheen, shimmer, shine, shining, sparkle, twinkle, twinkling
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a shade area.
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How to use shade in a sentence?
There is no shade, there is no cover. You are out exposed to the sun, the wind the heat, the reflection of the sun off the white sand. It's a hash desert environment.
The higher the index, the more protection you need, if sunscreen works, great, but you can also seek shade, use clothing, darker not light clothing, to reflect the sun. The key here is to find something that works for you.
We bring tables and chairs to the park and help set up a tent for shade. It's a good time to see old friends that you don't see very often.
Our friendships are precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part is sunshine.
A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.
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- ظلّ, ظلال, مظلةArabic
- ombraCatalan, Valencian
- odstín, stínCzech
- Vorhang, Farbton, SchattenGerman
- σκιά, απόχρωσηGreek
- nuanco, ombroEsperanto
- umbral, tono, sombrear, sombra, cortinaSpanish
- varjostin, varjo, kaihdin, verho, sävyFinnish
- ton, ombrager, ombre, nuance, esprit, storeFrench
- dubhar, sgàileScottish Gaelic
- ստվեր, շուքArmenian
- sfumatura, spettro, fare ombra, scurire, nuance, varietà, persiana, tinta, tonalità, gradazione, ombreggiare, ombra, fantasmaItalian
- ニュアンス, 影, 意味合いJapanese
- taumarumaru, whakamarumaru, kōpare, maruMāori
- осој, засенува, нијанса, сениште, сенка, ладовина, настрешницаMacedonian
- jaloezie, spook, geest, schaduw, verdonkeren, donker maken, schakering, schim, schaduwenDutch
- chahaʼoh, chahashʼohNavajo, Navaho
- cień, odcieńPolish
- matiz, espectro, sombra, cortina, nuança, tom, sombrearPortuguese
- umbriva, sumbriva, sumbreivaRomansh
- umbri, umbră, adumbriRomanian
- оттенок, нюанс, затенять, тень, штораRussian
- umbara, umbra, urmaSardinian
- gardin, färgton, ton, skugga, persienn, nyansSwedish
- నీడ, షేడు, రంగుTelugu
- itiman, dilimanTagalog
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