Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) shade, shadiness, shadowiness (relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body) "it is much cooler in the shade"; "there's too much shadiness to take good photographs"
- S: (n) shade, tint, tincture, tone (a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color) "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
- S: (n) shade (protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight) "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"
- S: (n) nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinement (a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude) "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"
- S: (n) shade (a position of relative inferiority) "an achievement that puts everything else in the shade"; "his brother's success left him in the shade"
- S: (n) tad, shade (a slight amount or degree of difference) "a tad too expensive"; "not a tad of difference"; "the new model is a shade better than the old one"
- S: (n) ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre (a mental representation of some haunting experience) "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
- S: (n) shade (a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment))
- S: (n) lampshade, lamp shade, shade (a protective ornamental covering for a lamp, used to screen a light bulb from direct view)
- S: (v) shadow, shade, shade off (cast a shadow over)
- S: (v) shade, fill in (represent the effect of shade or shadow on)
- S: (v) shade (protect from light, heat, or view) "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"
- S: (v) shade (vary slightly) "shade the meaning"
- S: (v) shade (pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree) "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"