Synonyms of shading


1. shading, marking

usage: graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting

2. shading, blending, gradation, graduation

usage: a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades


1. shadow, shade, shade off, darken

usage: cast a shadow over

2. shade, fill in, draw, paint

usage: represent the effect of shade or shadow on

3. shade, screen, block out

usage: protect from light, heat, or view; "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"

4. shade, change, alter, modify

usage: vary slightly; "shade the meaning"

5. shade, change

usage: pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"

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