shade - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] 

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/ʃeɪd/
present tense
I/you/we/theyshade
he/she/itshades
present participleshading
past tenseshaded
past participleshaded
  1. 1
    to keep light from shining directly onto or into something

    Jeremy shaded his aching eyes, and wished it would rain.

  2. 2

    shade

    or

    shade in

    to make an area of a picture or drawing darker than the other areas

    The areas affected by the flood have been shaded on the map.

phrasal verbs