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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) shade

Synonyms: shade Definition: protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight Usage: they used umbrellas as shades; as the sun moved he readjusted the shade

Hypernyms: protection, protective cover, protective covering Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors

Synonyms: shade Definition: a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)

Hypernyms: representation Definition: a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

Synonyms: shade, tincture, tint, tone Definition: a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color Usage: after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted

Hypernyms: color, coloring, colour, colouring Definition: a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect Usage: a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

Synonyms: wraith, ghost, shade, specter, spectre, spook Definition: a mental representation of some haunting experience Usage: he looked like he had seen a ghost; it aroused specters from his past

Hypernyms: apparition, shadow, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, fantasm Definition: something existing in perception only Usage: a ghostly apparition at midnight

Synonyms: refinement, shade, subtlety, nuance, nicety Definition: a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude Usage: without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor; don't argue about shades of meaning

Hypernyms: significance, signification, meaning, import Definition: the message that is intended or expressed or signified Usage: what is the meaning of this sentence; the significance of a red traffic light; the signification of Chinese characters; the import of his announcement was ambiguous

Synonyms: shade, tad Definition: a slight amount or degree of difference Usage: a tad too expensive; not a tad of difference; the new model is a shade better than the old one

Hypernyms: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms: shade Definition: a position of relative inferiority Usage: an achievement that puts everything else in the shade; his brother's success left him in the shade

Hypernyms: lower rank, lower status, inferiority Definition: the state of being inferior

Synonyms: shade, shadiness, shadowiness Definition: relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body Usage: it is much cooler in the shade; there's too much shadiness to take good photographs

Hypernyms: semidarkness Definition: partial darkness

Synonyms for (verb) shade

Synonyms: shade Definition: pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree Usage: the butterfly wings shade to yellow

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: shade Definition: vary slightly Usage: shade the meaning

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: shade Definition: protect from light, heat, or view Usage: Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight

Hypernyms: screen, block out Definition: prevent from entering Usage: block out the strong sunlight

Synonyms: shade, fill in Definition: represent the effect of shade or shadow on

Hypernyms: paint Definition: make a painting Usage: he painted all day in the garden; He painted a painting of the garden

Hypernyms: draw Definition: represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface Usage: She drew an elephant; Draw me a horse

Synonyms: shade, shade off, shadow Definition: cast a shadow over

Hypernyms: darken Definition: make dark or darker Usage: darken a room