HyperDic: shade

English > 14 senses of the word shade:
NOUNstateshade, shadiness, shadowinessrelative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
attributeshade, tint, tincture, tonea quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
artifactshadeprotective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
communicationshade, nuance, nicety, subtlety, refinementa subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
stateshadea position of relative inferiority
quantityshade, tada slight amount or degree of difference
cognitionshade, ghost, spook, wraith, specter, spectrea mental representation of some haunting experience
artifactshadea representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)
artifactshade, lampshade, lamp shadea protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view
VERBweathershade, shadow, shade offcast a shadow over
creationshade, fill inrepresent the effect of shade or shadow on
contactshadeprotect from light, heat / heat, or view
changeshadevary slightly
changeshadepass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree
shade > pronunciation
Soundsshey'd
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > shade: 14 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningrelative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body.
Example"it is much cooler in the shade"
Synonymsshadiness, shadowiness
Narrowershadowshade within clear boundaries
Broadersemidarknesspartial darkness
Spanishcortina, sombra
Catalanombra
Adjectivesshadyfilled with shade
Verbsshadecast a shadow over
English > shade: 14 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color.
Example"after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
Synonymstint, tincture, tone
NarrowermellownessA soft shade of a color
richnessA strong deep vividness of hue
undertone, tingeA pale or subdued color
Broadercolor, colour, coloring, colouringA visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
Spanishcoloración, colorido, matiz, sombra, tinta, tinte, tintura, tonalidad, tono
Catalantint, tintura, to, tonalitat
English > shade: 14 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningprotective covering that protects something from direct sunlight.
Examples
  • "they used umbrellas as shades"
  • "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"
Narrowerparasol, sunshadeA handheld collapsible source of shade
sun visorA shade (sometimes of green mica) affixed above the windshield of an automobile
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishsombra
Verbsshadeprotect from light, heat / heat, or view
English > shade: 14 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude.
Example "don't argue about shades of meaning"
Synonymsnuance, nicety, subtlety, refinement
Broadermeaning, significance, signification, importThe message that is intended or expressed or signified
Spanishmatiz
Catalanmatís
English > shade: 14 senses > noun 5, state
MeaningA position of relative inferiority.
Examples
  • "an achievement that puts everything else in the shade"
  • "his brother's success left him in the shade"
Broaderinferiority, lower status, lower rankThe state of being inferior
English > shade: 14 senses > noun 6, quantity
MeaningA slight amount or degree of difference.
Example "the new model is a shade better than the old one"
Synonymtad
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Catalanuna mica
English > shade: 14 senses > noun 7, cognition
MeaningA mental representation of some haunting experience.
Synonymsghost, spook, wraith, specter, spectre
Broaderapparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, shadowSomething existing in perception only
Spanishaparición, espectro, fantasma, sombra, wraith
Catalanespectre, fantasma
English > shade: 14 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment).
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Verbsshaderepresent the effect of shade or shadow on
English > shade: 14 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view.
Synonymslampshade, lamp shade
Part oflampA piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishpantalla de lámpara, pantalla
Catalanpàmpol, pantalla
English > shade: 14 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningcast a shadow over.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsshadow, shade off
Broaderdarkenmake dark or darker
Spanishensombrecer
Nounsshaderelative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
English > shade: 14 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningrepresent the effect of shade or shadow on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymfill in
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Narrowercrosshatchshade with multiple crossing lines
Broaderdrawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
paintmake a painting / painting
Spanishsombrear
Nounsshadea representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)
shadinggraded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
English > shade: 14 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningprotect from light, heat / heat, or view.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"
Broaderscreen, block outprevent from entering
Nounsshadeprotective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
English > shade: 14 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningVary slightly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"shade the meaning"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toshadePass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree
Spanishmatizar
Catalanmatisar
English > shade: 14 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningPass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar toshadeVary slightly
Spanishmatizar
Catalanmatisar

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