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Meaning of word shade from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

shade   noun

Meaning : Relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body.

Example : It is much cooler in the shade.
There's too much shadiness to take good photographs.

Synonyms : shadiness, shadowiness

वह स्थान जहाँ धूप, प्रकाश आने में रूकावट हो।

पथिक छाया में आराम कर रहा है।
अनातय, छाँव, छाँह, छाया, साया

Meaning : A quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color.

Example : After several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted.

Synonyms : tincture, tint, tone

Meaning : Protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight.

Example : They used umbrellas as shades.
As the sun moved he readjusted the shade.

छाया के लिए ऊपर की बनावट।

छाजन से धूप छनकर आ रही है।

Meaning : A subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude.

Example : Without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor.
Don't argue about shades of meaning.

Synonyms : nicety, nuance, refinement, subtlety

Meaning : A position of relative inferiority.

Example : An achievement that puts everything else in the shade.
His brother's success left him in the shade.

Meaning : A slight amount or degree of difference.

Example : A tad too expensive.
Not a tad of difference.
The new model is a shade better than the old one.

Synonyms : tad

Meaning : A mental representation of some haunting experience.

Example : He looked like he had seen a ghost.
It aroused specters from his past.

Synonyms : ghost, specter, spectre, spook, wraith

Meaning : A representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment).

Meaning : A protective ornamental covering for a lamp, used to screen a light bulb from direct view.

Synonyms : lamp shade, lampshade

shade   verb

Meaning : Cast a shadow over.

Synonyms : shade off, shadow

Meaning : Represent the effect of shade or shadow on.

Synonyms : fill in

Meaning : Protect from light, heat, or view.

Example : Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight.

Meaning : Vary slightly.

Example : Shade the meaning.

Meaning : Pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree.

Example : The butterfly wings shade to yellow.