Synonyms for shine

Synonyms for (noun) shine

Synonyms: shine, radiance, radiancy, refulgence, refulgency, effulgence

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

Similar words: brightness

Definition: the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white

Synonyms for (verb) shine

Synonyms: smooth, smoothen, shine, polish

Definition: make (a surface) shine

Usage: shine the silver, please; polish my shoes

Similar words: embellish, fancify, prettify, beautify

Definition: make more beautiful


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: feel, experience

Definition: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

Usage: She felt resentful; He felt regret


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: seem, look, appear

Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time


Synonyms: gleam, glint, glisten, glitter, shine

Definition: be shiny, as if wet

Usage: His eyes were glistening

Similar words: seem, look, appear

Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: come about, take place, go on, hap, happen, fall out, pass, pass off, occur

Definition: come to pass

Usage: What is happening?; The meeting took place off without an incidence; Nothing occurred that seemed important


Synonyms: shine

Definition: be clear and obvious

Usage: A shining example

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: shine

Definition: be distinguished or eminent

Usage: His talent shines

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: reflect, shine

Definition: be bright by reflecting or casting light

Usage: Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

Similar words: give off, give out, emit

Definition: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.

Usage: The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits