Is SHADE a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'shade'


  1. SHADE, a protective ornamental covering for a lamp, used to screen a light bulb from direct view
  2. SHADE, protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
  3. SHADE, a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)
  4. SHADE, a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
  5. SHADE, a mental representation of some haunting experience
  6. SHADE, a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
  7. SHADE, a slight amount or degree of difference
  8. SHADE, a position of relative inferiority
  9. SHADE, relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
  10. SHADE, an area of slight darkness that is produced when something blocks the light of the sun
  11. SHADE, something that is used to block strong light
  12. SHADE, a darkened area in a drawing, painting, etc.


  1. SHADE, pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree
  2. SHADE, vary slightly
  3. SHADE, protect from light, heat, or view
  4. SHADE, represent the effect of shade or shadow on
  5. SHADE, cast a shadow over
  6. SHADE, to shelter (something) from strong light and especially from sunlight
  7. SHADE, to make an area in a drawing, on a graph, etc., darker than other areas
  8. SHADE, to change (something, such as the truth) slightly in order to deceive people

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The word SHADE is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'shade' in a sentence

  1. The buildings cast shade on the plaza.
  2. The tree provided plenty of shade.
  3. These plants grow well in shade.
  4. Several large trees shade the house.
  5. She shaded the drawing to give it depth.
  6. The shaded part of the graph represents the amount of sales.

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