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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyshade into
he/she/itshades into
present participleshading into
past tenseshaded into
past participleshaded into
  1. shade into something if one thing shades into another thing, it is difficult to know where one ends and the other begins

    After a while, each year began to shade into the next.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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