(noun, verb)


1. (plural) something that reminds you of someone or something

- aren't there shades of 1948 here?

Definition categories: thought, reminder

2. (plural) spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun

- he was wearing a pair of mirrored shades

Similar word(s): sunglasses

Definition categories: man–made, eyeglasses, glasses, specs, spectacles

Sentences with shades as a noun:

- His shades are by some famous designer.


1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of shade