Translation of "shade" - English-Spanish dictionary

shade

noun uk /ʃeɪd/ us /ʃeɪd/

B1 [ no plural ] an area where there is no light from the sun and it is darker

sombra
I’d prefer to sit in the shade.

a colour, especially when saying how dark or light it is

tono
a pale/dark shade of grey

US UK blind a cover that you pull down over a window

persiana
verb uk /ʃeɪd/ us /ʃeɪd/ present participle shading, past tense and past participle shaded

to cover something in order to protect it from the sun

dar sombra a
He shaded his eyes with his hand.

(Translation of “shade” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

shade

noun /ʃeid/

slight darkness caused by the blocking of some light

sombra
I prefer to sit in the shade rather than the sun.

the dark parts of a picture

sombra
the clever use of light and shade in the portrait.

something that screens or shelters from light or heat

pantalla, visera
a shade for a light.

a variety of a colour/color; a slight difference

tono, matiz
a pretty shade of green

a slight amount

poquito
The weather is a shade better today.
shaded adjective

(of parts of a picture) made darker

sombreado
the shaded area of the diagram.
shades noun plural

(especially American) sunglasses

gafas de sol
He’s wearing a pair of shades.
shading noun

(in a picture etc) the marking that shows the darker parts.

sombreado
shady adjective (comparative shadier, superlative shadiest)

sheltered or giving shelter from heat or light

a la sombra
a shady tree
a shady corner of the garden.

dishonest

sospechoso, turbio
a shady business.
shadiness noun

sombra
put in the shade

to cause to seem unimportant

eclipsar
She is so beautiful that she puts her sister in the shade.

(Translation of “shade” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)