Noun(1) relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body(2) a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color(3) protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight(4) a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude(5) a position of relative inferiority(6) a slight amount or degree of difference(7) a mental representation of some haunting experience(8) a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment(9) a protective ornamental covering for a lamp, used to screen a light bulb from direct view
Verb(1) cast a shadow over(2) represent the effect of shade or shadow on(3) protect from light, heat, or view(4) vary slightly(5) pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree
(1) the ghost is the shade of Lucy Walters, first mistress of Charles II(2) There was a shade of meanness in her speech, and she spoke it so emphatically that for a moment he was not sure if she was telling the truth.(3) Another way is to provide shade or shelter for the animal, but this can be expensive.(4) Afterall, there was a shade of reassurance in the predictable, however dire that certain predictable may be.(5) Her eyes were a light shade of blue, dominating her pale face.(6) If they are growing in shade , you might move them to a sunnier location.(7) sitting in the shade(8) Hydrangeas thrive in morning sun and afternoon shade, part shade or even bright shade .(9) It was blue, and her eyes were a lighter shade of the same blue.(10) The living room was just as I remembered it, with a single lamp covered with a stained glass shade illuminating the entire room.(11) I can turn from a shade of my former self to the book you hold in your hand.(12) Maria's eyes darkened in shade(13) Landscaping is a natural and beautiful way to shade your home and block the sun.(14) a small lamp with a crimson shade(15) It can grow almost anywhere - from lawns to forested areas, in direct sun or in shade , he says.(16) The surface provides shade , seating, cabanas for changing clothing, and platforms for dancing.