Definition of Shade off

1. Verb. Cast a shadow over.

Exact synonyms: Shade, Shadow
Generic synonyms: Darken
Derivative terms: Shade, Shadow, Shadow



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shade Off

shadchanim
shadchans
shadchen
shadchens
shadd
shadda
shaddap
shadder
shadders
shaddock
shaddocks
shaddup
shade
shade horsetail
shade horsetails
shade off (current term)
shade tree
shadebob
shadebobs
shaded
shaded riverine aquatic cover
shadeful
shadeless
shadelessly
shader
shaderless
shaders
shades
shades of
shadflies

Literary usage of Shade off

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1. Air, Food, and Exercises: An Essay on the Predisposing Causes of Disease by Andrea Carlo Francisco Rabagliati (1904)
"PS health and disease shade off into one another by insensible gradations, it is often difficult to say where the one ends or where the other begins. ..."

2. International-English Dictionary by Louis Beaufront, Louis Couturat, Otto Jespersen (1908)
"... to stump. shade off (in drawing); -ilo, stump. [EF] estrad-o, raised platform (for speakers, etc.). ..."

3. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, by a Square, with Illustration by by Edwin Abbott Abbott (1899)
"The whole line (CD) will be rather shorter perhaps than that of a full-sized Woman, and will shade off more rapidly towards its extremities ; but the ..."

4. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1860)
"All things shade off into other •r speaks science as he is instructed, see» fit; he shades oft' into the scientific t ist not also shade off into the bar- ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1891)
"Their spectra are also filled with bands of absorption which are peculiar in that they shade off gradually toward the blue end of the spectrum, ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1875)
"The different branches of the subject shade off like the features of an extended landscape. Boundaries, which at ì distance appear well marked and sharply ..."

7. The Story of New Zealand: A History of New Zealand from the Earliest Times by Frank Parsons (1904)
"The representatives of half the voters or J4 of the people make the laws. lt appears, therefore, that we must shade off another quarter of the circle. ..."

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