shade


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Synonyms for shade

Synonyms for shade

comparative darkness that results from the blocking of light rays

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

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

a slight variation between nearly identical entities

to shelter, especially from light

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to make dark or darker

to make a slight reduction in (a price)

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Synonyms for shade

relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body

a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color

protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight

a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

a position of relative inferiority

a slight amount or degree of difference

a mental representation of some haunting experience

a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)

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cast a shadow over

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represent the effect of shade or shadow on

protect from light, heat, or view

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vary slightly

pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree

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References in classic literature ?
And just think of having both the lamp and the shade for one day's work
Knightley had another reason for avoiding a table in the shade.
She was not in a humour, however, to regard it as an affront, and affecting to take no notice of what passed, by instantly talking of something else, she internally resolved henceforward to catch every opportunity of eyeing the hair and of satisfying herself, beyond all doubt, that it was exactly the shade of her own.
That spot to which I point is PARADISE, ADAMS abode, those loftie shades his Bowre.
For they could distinguish the shade sufficiently to see that it wore a cloak which shrouded it from head to foot.
The oaks will yield us their sweet fruit with bountiful hand, the trunks of the hard cork trees a seat, the willows shade, the roses perfume, the widespread meadows carpets tinted with a thousand dyes; the clear pure air will give us breath, the moon and stars lighten the darkness of the night for us, song shall be our delight, lamenting our joy, Apollo will supply us with verses, and love with conceits whereby we shall make ourselves famed for ever, not only in this but in ages to come.
I shall see a straight line DAE, in which the middle point (A) will be very bright because it is nearest to me; but on either side the line will shade away RAPIDLY INTO DIMNESS, because the sides AC and AB RECEDE RAPIDLY INTO THE FOG and what appear to me as the Merchant's extremities, viz.
The stranger ascended a rough staircase, and before a table, illumined by a lamp whose light was concentrated by a large shade while the rest of the apartment was in partial darkness, he perceived the abbe in a monk's dress, with a cowl on his head such as was used by learned men of the Middle Ages.
Under the shade of a wild rose sat the Queen and her little Maids of Honor, beside the silvery mushroom where the feast was spread.
Hooper's eyes were so weakened by the midnight lamp, as to require a shade.
There is a wild pathway which obliquely crosses two of these terraces; and so profound is the shade, so dense the vegetation, that a stranger to the place might pass along it without being aware of their existence.
Very softly down the glade runs a waiting, watching shade, And the whisper spreads and widens far and near; And the sweat is on thy brow, for he passes even now-- He is Fear, O Little Hunter, he is Fear!
The shade of the trees fell heavily upon the water, and seemed to bury itself therein, impregnating the depths of the element with darkness.
The cut-glass shade is a weak invention of the enemy.
But because the alley will be long, and, in great heat of the year or day, you ought not to buy the shade in the garden, by going in the sun through the green, therefore you are, of either side the green, to plant a covert alley upon carpenter's work, about twelve foot in height, by which you may go in shade into the garden.