There are 2 translations of shade in Spanish:

shade1

Pronunciation: /ʃeɪd/

n

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (dark place) sombra (feminine) we sat in the shade nos sentamos a la sombra is there any shade? ¿hay sombra? 25°C in the shade 25°C a la sombra to give shade dar* sombra to put sth/sb in the shade hacerle* sombra a algo/algn, eclipsar algo/a algn 1.2 (in painting, drawing) sombra (feminine)
  • 2 countable/numerable
    (lampshade)
    2.1 pantalla (feminine) 2.2 (over window) (American English/inglés norteamericano) persiana (f), estor (m) (Spain/España)
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    • Back then, he sold custom picture framing, table pads, venetian blinds, window shades and did glass installations.
    • Interior window shades and blinds do absolutely nothing to prevent unwanted heat from penetrating your windows.
    • Keep window blinds and shades closed during hot weather to conserve energy, and open on sunny days during cold months to allow in solar heat.
    2.3
    (eyeshade)
    visera (feminine)
  • 3 3.1 countable/numerable (of color) tono (masculine) a lighter/darker shade of green un tono más claro/más oscuro de verde in pastel shades en tonos pastel 3.2 countable/numerable (degree of difference, nuance) varying shades of meaning diferentes matices de significado every shade of opinion toda clase de opiniones, opiniones de todas clases there is not a shade of difference between … no hay la menor diferencia or ni sombra de diferencia entre …
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    • They come in a variety of shades, lengths and styles.
    • But, if I make an effort, I sense in my duration a variety of shades.
    • The result was an unwieldy and complex organization of all social classes and all shades of unionist opinion.
    3.3 (slight amount) [colloquial/familiar] (no plural/sin plural) poquitín (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], pizca (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] a shade (too) long/short un poquitín or una pizca largo/corto [colloquial/familiar] he's a shade too confident se tiene un poquitín demasiada confianza [colloquial/familiar]
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    • I dress stylishly, wear shades, have a cross hanging around my neck and am quite intellectual.
    • Clown was sitting in the chair, again wearing his shades and a hat that seemed to look like a bucket on his head.
    • He was wearing shades and a cap, which prevented either of us from knowing his identity.
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    • In coastal climates, coleus thrive in shade or sun, but pinks and other vivid shades become more intense in brighter light.
    • The clouds consisted of many shades of light and dark grey.
    • There are dark shades and lighter hues folding into each other.
  • 4 countable/numerable (ghost) [literary/literario] fantasma (masculine)
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    • I can feel the shades of my forebears crowding before me, waving their spectral hands at me and admonishing me to go no further.
    • The bull swam with her out to sea, some say across the Pillars of Hercules to the shore of Southern Spain, others to Crete, where later she gave birth to Minos and Rhadamanthus, ruler of Elysium where the Shades go after death.
    • As opera matured over the next 150 years, the dramatic duties that at first had been assigned to mere Shades and Furies were taken over by full-fledged gods and goddesses.
  • 5
    (shades plural)
    5.1 [slang/argot] sunglasses 5.2 (on being reminded of sth) shades of my schooldays! ¡eso me recuerda cuando estaba en el colegio! shades of Watergate! ¡uno no puede menos que acordarse de Watergate!
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    • Even the soulless Laise had had a shade of humanity to her.
    • There was a shade of meanness in her speech, and she spoke it so emphatically that for a moment he was not sure if she was telling the truth.
    • For the first time, a shade of uncertainty entered her voice.

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In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.

There are 2 translations of shade in Spanish:

shade2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (protect from sun, light) [eyes/face] proteger* del sol/de la luz a large tree shaded the garden un gran árbol daba sombra al jardín her seat was shaded from the sun su asiento estaba resguardado del sol
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    • He laid out the Botanic gardens in Khartoum, as he did at Luxor, in Upper Egypt; and he imported the Neem trees from India to shade the streets.
    • The viewing screen can be shaded to an extent from the sun or other directional light sources, by means of baffles, but the basic problem remains.
    • A giant live oak tree shaded the west side of the house, a long-abandoned tire swing hanging dejectedly from a sturdy branch.
    1.2 (screen) [light] tamizar* you should shade the bulb a little deberías tapar un poco la bombilla
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    • Clouds covered the sun, a respectful veil shading the sun's merry rays.
    • He walked towards it on soft feet shading the torch with his hand to reduce its light to a narrow thread.
    • But all the greenery shaded the light, casting shadows and filling the forest with deep darkness.
  • 2 [Art/Arte]

    shade (in)

    [background/area] sombrear
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    • Exquisitely shaded pencil drawings are the basis for this slow, patient drift through a surrealist landscape that is at once impossible and alarmingly familiar.
    • Underneath two arched eyebrows, her eyes were large and brown, shaped like two walnuts and looked as though they were shaded in with a pencil.
    • A triangle adorned the map and the space within the triangle was shaded in red signifying the area that they would be searching.
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    • From the front of the St. Petersburg Hotel the sky shaded from pale grey to gold, orange and deep red.
    • The sun was bright in a sky already shading into a cooler, breezier blue, and the trees surrounding the compound glowed with the first, bright brush strokes of fall.
    • Its hood was thrown back and despite the cold, its jacket was open to about mid-chest, revealing a dense coat of steel gray fur, shading to white in the center of its chest.
  • 3 (defeat narrowly) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], ganarle por muy poco a, ganarle por un pelo or por los pelos a [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Was there any way to shade the odds, gain an extra edge as he had in the first challenge?

vi

  • the colors shade into one another los colores se funden unos con otros the yellow shades (off) into orange el amarillo se va convirtiendo en naranja

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Word of the day deteriorar
vt
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.