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British English: /ʃeɪd/
American English: /ʃeɪd/

Translation of shade in German:


  • 1 the shades of night/evening
    die Schatten der Nacht/des Abends
    put somebody/something in[to] the shade
    jemanden/etwas in den Schatten stellen
    38 [°C] in the shade
    38° im Schatten
  • 2 (colour)
    Ton, der
    the newest shades of lipstick
    die neuesten Lippenstiftfarben
    various shades of purple
    verschiedene Violetttöne
    shades of meaning
    Bedeutungsnuancen od. -schattierungen
    all shades of opinion
    Standpunkte der verschiedensten Schattierungen
  • 3
    (small amount)
    Spur, die
  • 4
    Geist, der
    shades of the past
    die Schatten der Vergangenheit
    the shades (Mythology)
    das Schattenreich
    shades of …!
    das erinnert an …!
  • 5 (eye shield)
    [Augen]schirm, der
    [Lampen]schirm, der
    (window blind)
  • 6in pl. [colloquial]
    Sonnenbrille, die

transitive verb

  • 1 (screen)
    Schatten geben
    + Dat.
    be shaded from the sun
    vor Sonneneinstrahlung geschützt sein
    shade one's eyes with one's hand
    die Hand schützend über die Augen halten
  • 4
    (just defeat)
    knapp überbieten

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

shade in

transitive verb

Definition of shade in:

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