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shade

  

      n  
1    relative darkness produced by the blocking out of light  
2    a place made relatively darker or cooler than other areas by the blocking of light, esp. sunlight  
3    a position of relative obscurity  
4    something used to provide a shield or protection from a direct source of light, such as a lampshade  
5    a darker area indicated in a painting, drawing, etc., by shading  
6    a colour that varies slightly from a standard colour due to a difference in hue, saturation, or luminosity  
a darker shade of green     
7    a slight amount  
a shade of difference     
8    Literary   a ghost  
9       an archaic word for       shadow  
10    put in the shade   to appear better than (another); surpass  
      vb   mainly tr  
11    to screen or protect from heat, light, view, etc.  
12    to make darker or dimmer  
13    to represent (a darker area) in (a painting, drawing, etc.), by means of hatching, using a darker colour, etc.  
14    also intr   to change or cause to change slightly  
15    to lower (a price) slightly  
     (Old English sceadu; related to Gothic skadus, Old High German skato, Old Irish scath shadow, Greek skotos darkness, Swedish skäddä fog)  
  shadeless      adj  
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shade

  

      n  
1    coolness, dimness, dusk, gloom, gloominess, obscurity, screen, semidarkness, shadiness, shadow, shadows  
2    put into the shade      eclipse, make pale by comparison, outclass, outshine, overshadow  
3    blind, canopy, cover, covering, curtain, screen, shield, veil  
4    colour, hue, stain, tinge, tint, tone  
5    amount, dash, degree, difference, gradation, graduation, hint, nuance, semblance, suggestion, suspicion, trace, variety  
6    apparition, eidolon, ghost, manes, phantom, shadow, spectre, spirit  
      vb  
7    cast a shadow over, cloud, conceal, cover, darken, dim, hide, mute, obscure, protect, screen, shadow, shield, shut out the light, veil  

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