Meaning of SHADE in English

SHADE

I.

noun

1 area out of the sunlight

ADJECTIVE

▪ cool

▪ deep

▪ welcome

▪ dappled

▪ afternoon

▪ partial

▪ leafy

in the leafy ~ of a fig tree

… OF SHADE

▪ patch

I searched for a patch of ~ to rest in.

VERB + SHADE

▪ give (sb) , offer (sb) , provide (sb with)

PREPOSITION

▪ in (the) ~

a plant that grows well in ~

I was sitting in the ~.

▪ into the ~

Let's move into the ~.

▪ under the ~ of

They were sitting under the ~ of an umbrella.

▪ ~ for

the need to ensure adequate ~ for coffee plants

▪ ~ from

The huge trees offered ~ from the sun.

PHRASES

▪ light and ~

2 type of colour

ADJECTIVE

▪ delicate , light , muted , pale , pastel , soft , subtle

The rooms were decorated in delicate pastel ~s.

▪ dark , deep , rich , strong

His face turned an even deeper ~ of red.

▪ bright , brilliant , vivid

▪ attractive , beautiful , lovely , nice

▪ startling , stunning

a room painted in startling ~s of pink and orange

▪ natural , neutral , warm

Towels in warm ~s can soften the room.

▪ various

various ~s of green

VERB + SHADE

▪ be available in , come in

This wool is available in ten stunning ~s.

PREPOSITION

▪ in a ~

The ocean glistened in ~s of blue and emerald.

▪ ~ for

our new range of ~s for lips and eyes

▪ ~ of

He threw out his old suits, all in various ~s of brown.

a word with various ~s of meaning ( figurative )

PHRASES

▪ ~s of opinion ( figurative , esp. BrE )

3 ( AmE ) on a window ⇨ See also ↑ blind

ADJECTIVE

▪ window

▪ roller

VERB + SHADE

▪ close , draw , lower

▪ pull

His room was dark, the ~s pulled to block out the sun.

▪ open

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ completely

▪ deeply

▪ lightly , partially

This plant prefers a lightly ~d position.

PREPOSITION

▪ against

She ~d her eyes against the fierce sun.

▪ from

We were completely ~d from the sun by the trees.

▪ with

a square ~d with trees

Shade is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ eye

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