• (n.) Comparative obscurity owing to interception or interruption of the rays of light; partial darkness caused by the intervention of something between the space contemplated and the source of light.
  • (n.) Darkness; obscurity; -- often in the plural.
  • (n.) An obscure place; a spot not exposed to light; hence, a secluded retreat.
  • (n.) That which intercepts, or shelters from, light or the direct rays of the sun; hence, also, that which protects from heat or currents of air; a screen; protection; shelter; cover; as, a lamp shade.
  • (n.) Shadow.
  • (n.) The soul after its separation from the body; -- so called because the ancients it to be perceptible to the sight, though not to the touch; a spirit; a ghost; as, the shades of departed heroes.
  • (n.) The darker portion of a picture; a less illuminated part. See Def. 1, above.
  • (n.) Degree or variation of color, as darker or lighter, stronger or paler; as, a delicate shade of pink.
  • (n.) A minute difference or variation, as of thought, belief, expression, etc.; also, the quality or degree of anything which is distinguished from others similar by slight differences; as, the shades of meaning in synonyms.
  • (v. t.) To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from.
  • (v. t.) To shelter; to cover from injury; to protect; to screen; to hide; as, to shade one's eyes.
  • (v. t.) To obscure; to dim the brightness of.
  • (v. t.) To pain in obscure colors; to darken.
  • (v. t.) To mark with gradations of light or color.
  • (v. t.) To present a shadow or image of; to shadow forth; to represent.

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inumbrate vs. shade

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shade vs. umbratile

shade vs. umbrageous

obumbrate vs. shade

shade vs. shadeless

shade vs. shed

canopy vs. shade

difference vs. shade

shade vs. sun

shade vs. sunshade

shade vs. tinge

chiaroscurist vs. shade

monochrome vs. shade

monochromatic vs. shade

shade vs. umbrage

shade vs. wraith

shade vs. sprite

hue vs. shade

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defensive vs. shade

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aspect vs. shade

reminiscent vs. shade

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black vs. shade

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block vs. shade

light vs. shade

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shade vs. tone

shade vs. ugly

ghost vs. shade

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iron vs. shade

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dye vs. shade

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blind vs. shade

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color vs. shade

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