Definitions for shine

Definitions for (noun) shine

Main entry: shine, radiance, radiancy, refulgence, refulgency, effulgence

Definition: the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

Definitions for (verb) shine

Main entry: smooth, smoothen, shine, polish

Definition: make (a surface) shine

Usage: shine the silver, please; polish my shoes

Main entry: beam, glow, radiate, shine

Definition: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion

Usage: She was beaming with joy; Her face radiated with happiness

Main entry: shine, glow, radiate, beam

Definition: have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink

Usage: Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna

Main entry: gleam, glint, glisten, glitter, shine

Definition: be shiny, as if wet

Usage: His eyes were glistening

Main entry: strike, shine, fall

Definition: touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

Usage: Light fell on her face; The sun shone on the fields; The light struck the golden necklace; A strange sound struck my ears

Main entry: shine

Definition: be clear and obvious

Usage: A shining example

Main entry: shine

Definition: be distinguished or eminent

Usage: His talent shines

Main entry: shine

Definition: throw or flash the light of (a lamp)

Usage: Shine the light on that window, please

Main entry: shine, beam

Definition: emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light

Usage: The sun shone bright that day; The fire beamed on their faces

Main entry: reflect, shine

Definition: be bright by reflecting or casting light

Usage: Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

Visual thesaurus for shine