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

Translation of shade in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (shadow) 40° in the shade
    40° all'ombra
    in the shade of
    all'ombra di
    to provide shade
    fare ombra
  • 2 (tint) (of colour) pastel shades
    toni pastello
    an attractive shade of blue to turn a deep shade of red
    (dye, paint, etc.)
    diventare rosso scuro
    this word has several shades of meaning
    questa parola ha diverse sfumature di significato
    a solution that should appeal to all shades of opinion
    una soluzione che dovrebbe piacere a tutti gli orientamenti
  • 3 (small amount, degree)a shade too loud
    un tantino o un po' o un pochino troppo forte
    a shade of envy, resentment
    un'ombra d'invidia, di risentimento

also: shades plural noun

  • 2 (undertones)shades of Mozart, of the sixties
    echi di Mozart, degli anni Sessanta

transitive verb

  • 1 (screen)
    (tree, canopy, sunshade)
    fare ombra a, proteggere dal sole
    the hat shaded her face
    il cappello le teneva il viso in ombra o le proteggeva il viso dal sole
    the garden was shaded by trees to shade one's eyes (with one's hand)
    ripararsi gli occhi dal sole (con la mano)

intransitive verb

Idioms

to put somebody in the shade

mettere qualcuno in ombra, relegare qualcuno nell'ombra, eclissare qualcuno

to put something in the shade

mettere in ombra qualcosa

Phrasal verbs

shade in:

shade in [something], shade [something] in
(artist)
ombreggiare (drawing)
(by hatching) tratteggiare, ombreggiare (area, map)
(child)
colorare (picture)

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