a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
an unilluminated area
cast a shadow over
make appear small by comparison
follow, usually without the person's knowledge
Shade within defined limits; obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a surface, and representing the form of the body which intercepts the rays of light; as, the shadow of a man, of a tree, or of a tower. see the note under shade, n., 1.
Darkness; shade; obscurity.
A shaded place; shelter; protection; security.
A reflected image, as in a mirror or in water.
That which follows or attends a person or thing like a shadow; an inseparable companion; hence, an obsequious follower.
A spirit; a ghost; a shade; a phantom.
An imperfect and faint representation; adumbration; indistinct image; dim bodying forth; hence, mystical representation; type.
A small degree; a shade.
An uninvited guest coming with one who is invited.
To cut off light from; to put in shade; to shade; to throw a shadow upon; to overspead with obscurity.
To conceal; to hide; to screen.
To protect; to shelter from danger; to shroud.
To mark with gradations of light or color; to shade.
To represent faintly or imperfectly; to adumbrate; hence, to represent typically.
To cloud; to darken; to cast a gloom over.
To attend as closely as a shadow; to follow and watch closely, especially in a secret or unobserved manner; as, a detective shadows a criminal.