Textual thesaurus for "shade"

(noun) tincture, tint, 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

(noun) wraith, ghost, specter, spectre, spook

a mental representation of some haunting experience

he looked like he had seen a ghost; it aroused specters from his past

(noun) refinement, subtlety, nuance, nicety

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

(noun) tad

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

(noun) 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

(verb) fill in

represent the effect of shade or shadow on

(verb) shade off, shadow

cast a shadow over