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1. shade

noun. ['ˈʃeɪd'] relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body.

Synonyms

  • shadowiness
  • semidarkness
  • shadiness

Antonyms

  • meaninglessness
  • insignificance
  • unimportance
  • significant

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Shade

  • underplayed
  • promenade
  • metrodade
  • underpaid
  • unafraid
  • serenade
  • portrayed
  • palisade
  • overstayed
  • overplayed
  • masquerade
  • lemonade
  • downgrade
  • displayed
  • disobeyed
  • colonnade
  • brascade
  • usaid
  • upgrade
  • unswayed
  • replayed
  • prepaid
  • persuade
  • overpaid
  • mislaid
  • mcquaide
  • mcquaid
  • mcquade
  • mcglade
  • mcdaid

Sentences with shade


1. Noun, singular or mass
In this way, you change the hue of the green to a warmer shade.

2. Verb, past tense
Add shade trees or canopies if you live in a very hot area.

3. Adjective
Using a few of them adds a haunting dimension to a shade garden's design.

Quotes about shade


1. When did we see each other face-to-face? Not until you saw into my cracks and I saw into yours. Before that, we were just looking at ideas of each other, like looking at your window shade but never seeing inside. But once the vessel cracks, the light can get in. The light can get out.
- John Green, Paper Towns

2. Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
- Baltasar Gracian

3. Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
- Warren Buffett

2. shade

noun. ['ˈʃeɪd'] a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color.

Synonyms

  • tint
  • tincture
  • undertone
  • colour
  • richness
  • colouring
  • tone
  • mellowness
  • color
  • tinge

Antonyms

  • whiten
  • colorless
  • uninterestingness
  • colorful

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. shade

noun. ['ˈʃeɪd'] protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight.

Synonyms

  • lamp shade
  • sun visor
  • protection
  • protective cover
  • protective covering
  • parasol
  • lampshade

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • colored
  • achromatic color
  • discolor

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. shade

verb. ['ˈʃeɪd'] cast a shadow over.

Synonyms

  • shadow
  • shade off

Antonyms

  • invest
  • deposit
  • sheathe

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. shade

noun. ['ˈʃeɪd'] a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude.

Synonyms

  • import
  • refinement
  • nuance
  • meaning
  • subtlety
  • nicety
  • signification

Antonyms

  • hypotonia
  • atonicity
  • hypotonus
  • hypertonus

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. shade

verb. ['ˈʃeɪd'] protect from light, heat, or view.

Synonyms

  • block out

Antonyms

  • light
  • lawfulness

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. shade

verb. ['ˈʃeɪd'] represent the effect of shade or shadow on.

Synonyms

  • paint
  • crosshatch
  • fill in

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct
  • glycerolize

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. shade

noun. ['ˈʃeɪd'] a position of relative inferiority.

Synonyms

  • lower status
  • inferiority

Antonyms

  • disappearance
  • inactivity
  • insecurity

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. shade

noun. ['ˈʃeɪd'] a mental representation of some haunting experience.

Synonyms

  • ghost
  • phantom
  • specter
  • spook
  • wraith
  • spectre
  • shadow
  • phantasm
  • apparition
  • phantasma

Antonyms

  • scarcity
  • poverty
  • fruitlessness
  • hypotonicity

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. shade

noun. ['ˈʃeɪd'] a slight amount or degree of difference.

Synonyms

  • tad
  • small indefinite amount

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • real
  • precede

Etymology

  • sceadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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