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Noun
(colloquial) Tinted glasses worn to protect the eyes from the sun
“I'm doing all right, getting good grades. The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades.”
Noun
A pair of lenses set in a frame, usually worn to correct vision
Noun
A place state of eternal punishment and damnation for those considered wicked or sinful
Noun
Plural for comparative darkness caused by shelter from direct sunlight
“It is one of the few culinary herbs that thrives in shade.”
Noun
Plural for darkness caused by the setting of the sun
“In the lonely room of his aunt's house, Jude sat watching the cottage of the Widow Edlin as it disappeared behind the night shade.”
Noun
Plural for a screen or blind, typically on a window
“And so he pulled on the left window's shade. It snapped open, and Einar peered through.”
Noun
Plural for a color, especially with regard to its tinge or as distinguished from another
“I slowly looked over at Donovan and smiled, the smile lighting up my face and the moonlight turning my eyes a darker shade of blue.”
Noun
Plural for a slight amount of something
more ❯
“Even the soulless Laise had had a shade of humanity to her.”
Noun
Plural for a ghost or supernatural being
“The ghost is the shade of Lucy Walters, first mistress of Charles II.”
Noun
Plural for a slightly different variety of something
“The subtle shade of meaning can no doubt be explained by the degree of faithfulness of the pictures in question with regard to the originals.”
Noun
(often "shades") Plural for an obscure or indirect hint or suggestion
“Everything we don't know, beyond a doubt, has a shade of darkness.”
Noun
Plural for obstruction
Noun
Plural for a cover over a lamp to either diffuse the light or to block it in certain directions so it doesn't cause glare by shining directly in one's eyes
Noun
Plural for a person or thing providing protection
Noun
Plural for a piece of fabric material suspended at the top to form a screen
Noun
Plural for the projecting edge around the bottom of a hat
Noun
Plural for a weak or inferior remnant or version of something
Noun
Plural for the character of something
Noun
Plural for a manner or expression that hides one's true character or feelings
Noun
Plural for coarse material
Noun
Plural for a collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place
Noun
Plural for the amount, level, or extent to which something happens or is present
Noun
Plural for the dark shape and outline of someone or something visible in restricted light against a brighter background
Verb
To screen or provide cover from direct light
“Surround the plants with liberal amounts of mulch to shade the soil and add organic matter.”
Verb
To darken or color with lines or a block of color
“Using color pastels, shade the background area of the sketch.”
Verb
To change slightly or by degrees
“The husks of the pecans on the leafy trees all over town began to shade from green to brown.”
Verb
To give or add color to, especially with paint
Verb
To obscure or overshadow
more ❯
Verb
To protect or shield from harm or danger
more ❯
Verb
To shadow
Verb
To be superior to
Verb
To make dirty or sooty
Verb
Hatches or marks
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