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  Words related to shade

Related / Similar Words: tint, tincture, tone, ghost, spook, wraith, specter, spectre, nuance, nicety, subtlety, refinement, tad, shadiness, shadowiness, fill in, shadow, shade off

 

Definition:
  • 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 shade in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment);
  • a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted";
  • a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • protect from light, heat, or view; "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight";
  • represent the effect of shade or shadow on;
  • cast a shadow over;

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    Hyponyms: lampshade, lamp shade, parasol, sunshade, pith hat, pith helmet, sun helmet, topee, topi, sunbonnet, sunhat, sun visor, undertone, tinge, shadow, crosshatch

     

    Derivational Morphology: fill in, tone, tincture, tint, tinct, bepaint, tinge, touch, spook, haunt, obsess, ghost, refine, shadow, shade off, shading, shadiness, shadowiness, darkness, dark

     

    Anagrams: Hades, sadhe

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: hije   Catalan: ombra  
    Croatian: sjena   Dutch: schaduw  
    Esperanto: ombro   French: ombre  
    German: Schatten   Greek: σκιά  
    Hungarian: árnyék   Italian: ombra  
    Polish: cień   Portuguese: sombra  
    Romanian: umbră   Russian: тень  
    Slovak: tien   Telugu: నీడ  
     
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