Definitions For Shade

noun

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

verb

  • Pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree
  • Vary slightly
  • Protect from light, heat, or view
  • Represent the effect of shade or shadow on
  • Cast a shadow over
  • To shelter (something) from strong light and especially from sunlight
  • To make an area in a drawing, on a graph, etc., darker than other areas
  • To change (something, such as the truth) slightly in order to deceive people

Is Shade a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
8

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

Examples of Shade in a Sentence

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

Synonyms for Shade

Antonyms for Shade

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