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Another word for shade

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Noun
  1. Comparative darkness that results from the blocking of light rays

      1. Offense or resentment
      2. Trees or foliage affording shade.
      3. (Archaic) Shadow or shade:
      1. (Astronomy) The completely dark central portion of the shadow cast by the earth, moon, or other body during an eclipse.
      2. (Physics) A perfect or complete shadow, in which no direct light is received from the source of illumination
      3. Shade or a shadow
      1. A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness:
      2. A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
      3. Shelter; protection:
      1. The less dark region surrounding the dark central area of a sunspot
      2. The partly lighted area surrounding the complete shadow (umbra) of a body, as the moon, during an eclipse
      3. A partial shadow, as in an eclipse, between regions of complete shadow and complete illumination.
    See also:

    light

  2. The degree of vividness of a color, as when modified by the addition of black or white pigment

      1. (Printing) A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
      2. A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
      3. A delicate or pale color or hue; tinge
      1. A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
      2. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      3. A slight coloring; tint
      1. Appearance; aspect:
      2. Color:
      3. The property of colors by which they can be perceived as ranging from red through yellow, green, and blue, as determined by the dominant wavelength of the light.
      1. The act or process of forming or arranging in grades, stages, or steps
      2. (Geol.) The process of wearing away high areas of land by erosion and building up low areas by deposition
      3. A gradual or barely perceptible change from one tone or shade, as of color, to another.
    See also:

    colors

  3. The property by which the sense of vision can distinguish between objects, as a red apple and a green apple, that are very similar or identical in form and size

      1. The simple or fundamental tone of a musical sound as distinguished from its overtones
      2. A quality or value of color; tint; shade
      3. A color or shade of color:
      1. A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
      2. (Printing) A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
      3. A delicate or pale color or hue; tinge
      1. Appearance; aspect:
      2. The property of colors by which they can be perceived as ranging from red through yellow, green, and blue, as determined by the dominant wavelength of the light.
      3. Color:
      1. Vividness or variety in expression:
      2. Any color other than black, white, or gray; chromatic color: color is distinguished by the qualities of hue (as red, brown, yellow, etc.), lightness (for pigmented surfaces) or brightness (for light itself), and saturation (the degree of intensity of a hue)
      3. (Music) Timbre, as of a voice or instrument; tone color
    See also:

    colors

  4. A slight variation between nearly identical entities

      1. Expression or appreciation of subtle shades of meaning, feeling, or tone:
      2. A subtle or slight degree of difference, as in meaning, feeling, or tone; a gradation.
      3. A slight or delicate variation in tone, color, meaning, etc.; shade of difference
      1. (Geol.) The process of wearing away high areas of land by erosion and building up low areas by deposition
      2. The act or process of forming or arranging in grades, stages, or steps
      3. A gradual or barely perceptible change from one tone or shade, as of color, to another.
    See also:

    big

  5. A slight amount or indication

      1. Any of the long, bristly hairs growing on each side of the upper lip of a cat, rat, etc.; vibrissa
      2. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
      3. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
      1. (Figuratively) A faint trace or hint (of something).
      2. (Internet) A private message to an individual in a chat room.
      3. Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
      1. (Informal) A complete miss when attempting to hit something, as a golf ball, with a swinging motion
      2. A faint indication; hint; trace
      3. A light puff or gust of air or wind; breath
      1. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
      2. An act of researching or ascertaining the origin or location of something:
      3. The visible line or spot that moves across the face of a cathode-ray tube
      1. A suggestion, hint, or tinge:
      2. An ability to propel a ball a desired distance; control or accuracy:
      3. A sensation experienced in touching something with a characteristic texture:
      1. A slight coloring; tint
      2. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      3. A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
      1. An attitude or a style reflecting such ability or preferences on the part of a group of people of a particular time and place
      2. This sense in combination with the senses of smell and touch, which together receive a sensation of a substance in the mouth.
      3. The ability to notice, appreciate, and judge what is beautiful, appropriate, or harmonious, or what is excellent in art, music, decoration, clothing, etc.
      1. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
      2. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
      3. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
      1. Something suggested:
      2. The process by which an idea is brought to the mind through its connection or association with another idea already in the mind
      3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
      1. (Mineralogy) The color of the fine powder produced when a mineral is rubbed against a hard surface. Used as a distinguishing characteristic.
      2. A line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area
      3. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
      1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
      2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
      3. An incipient growth of beard that makes the skin look darker.
      1. Likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
      2. A likeness, image, or representation
      3. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
      1. The act of intimating
      2. A formal announcement or declaration
      3. A hint; indirect suggestion
      1. A small, barely detectable amount of.
      2. A slight indication of a fact, wish, etc.; indirect suggestion or piece of advice; intimation; covert allusion
      3. A barely perceptible amount:
      1. A growth of such filaments, as that forming the coat of an animal or covering the scalp of a human.
      2. Any of the fine, threadlike outgrowths from the skin of an animal or human being
      3. A precise or exact degree:
      1. A faint, unwanted image, as:
      2. (Folklore) A dead person's disembodied spirit, esp. when thought of as appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition
      3. The spirit of a dead person, especially one that is believed to appear to the living in bodily form or to haunt specific locations.
      1. A short, fast run or race
      2. In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
      3. A spirited quality in action or style; verve.
      1. Spirit or vitality:
      2. A momentary pause or rest:
      3. The capacity to breathe, especially in a natural and unlabored manner:
    See also:

    show

    big

  6. A supernatural being, such as a ghost

Verb
  1. To shelter, especially from light

      1. To darken in a painting or drawing; shade in.
      2. To cast a shadow on; darken or shade:
      3. To throw a shadow upon
      1. To show or project (a movie, for example) on a screen.
      2. To separate, conceal, shelter, or protect, with or as with a screen
      3. To provide with a screen or screens:
    See also:

    protection

  2. To make dark or darker

    See also:

    light

  3. To make a slight reduction in (a price)

      1. (Obs.) To prepare; fit out; dress
      2. To decorate, especially by adding a border or contrasting element:
      3. In a trim manner
      1. To cut short or trim (grass, etc.) closely
      2. To cut the hair to the surface of
      3. To cut or scrape into thin slices; shred:
    See also:

    increase

Another word for shade

Noun
  1. Lack of light

    See also:

    darkness

  2. A degree of color

      1. (Obs.) General appearance; aspect
      2. Appearance; aspect:
      3. Color; esp., the distinctive characteristics of a given color that enable it to be assigned a position in the spectrum
      1. (Painting) The effect produced by the combination of light, shade, and color
      2. The simple or fundamental tone of a musical sound as distinguished from its overtones
      3. Quality of color:
      1. Outward form or look; appearance:
      2. Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
      3. Sort; type:
  3. A slight difference

      1. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
      2. A small, barely detectable amount of.
      3. Information in a computer-based font that suggests how the outlines of the font's glyphs should be distorted in order to produce, at specific sizes, a visually appealing pixel-based rendering. Also known as hinting.
      1. An offer of marriage.
      2. A plan, action, etc. proposed
      3. (Law) The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.
      1. A solo dance, especially one forming part of a larger work.
      2. The degree or extent of such change
      3. The act, fact, or process of varying; change or deviation in form, condition, appearance, extent, etc. from a former or usual state, or from an assumed standard
    See also:

    suggestion

  4. An obstruction to light

      1. The surface area of a television set, personal computer, radar receiver, etc. on which images or data are displayed
      2. (--- Football) A screen pass.
      3. A screen memory.
      1. Something intended to conceal the true nature, especially of an activity; a subterfuge.
      2. A person or thing used to deceive or mislead; decoy
      3. Blind people considered as a group. Used with the:
      1. Anything that covers
      2. Something that covers, so as to protect or conceal.
      3. (Uncountable) Action of the verb to cover.
    See also:

    curtain

  5. A ghost

Verb
  1. To intercept direct rays

  2. To make darker

  3. To become darker

  4. *To win by a narrow margin

    See also:

    defeat