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Adjective: shaded  shey-did
  1. Protected from heat and light with shade or shadow
    "shaded avenues"; "o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"
  2. (of pictures or drawings) drawn or painted with degrees or gradations of shadow
    "the shaded areas of the face seemed to recede"
Verb: shade  sheyd
  1. Cast a shadow over
    - shadow, shade off
  2. (art) represent the effect of shade or shadow on
    - fill in
  3. Protect from light, heat, or view
    "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"
  4. Vary slightly
    "shade the meaning"
  5. Pass from one quality such as colour to another by a slight degree
    "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"

See also: crosshatched, hatched, mirky [archaic], murky, shadowed, shadowy, shady, umbrageous

Type of: alter, block out, change, darken, draw, modify, paint, screen

Antonym: unshaded

Encyclopedia: Shaded

Shade, The Changing Man