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shine

noun

1 shine

The quality of being bright and sending out rays of light.

synonyms: effulgence, radiance, radiancy, refulgence, refulgency.

Dutch: straling
Polish: promienistość



verb

1 shine

Be bright by reflecting or casting light.

synonym: reflect.

2 shine

Emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light.

synonym: beam.

Roget 845: be beautiful etc. adj.; shine, beam, bloom; become one etc. (accord) 23; set off, grace.    render beautiful ... show more

Dutch: schijnen, stralen

3 shine

Be shiny, as if wet.

synonyms: gleam, glint, glisten, glitter.

Roget 420: shine, glow, glitter; glister, glisten; twinkle, gleam; flare, flare up; glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, ... show more

Roget 873: be conscious of glory; be proud of etc. (pride) 878; exult etc. (boast) 884; be vain of etc. (vanity) 880.    be distinguished ... show more

4 shine

Be distinguished or eminent.

Dutch: uitblinken

5 shine

Be clear and obvious.

6 shine

Have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink.

synonyms: beam, glow, radiate.

7 shine

Throw or flash the light of (a lamp).

8 shine

Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.

synonyms: fall, strike.

9 shine

Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion.

synonyms: beam, glow, radiate.

Dutch: afstralen, glimmen, glunderen, stralen

10 shine

Make (a surface) shine:
— Shine the silver, please.

synonyms: polish, smooth, smoothen.

Dutch: oppoetsen, poetsen, slijpen


Moby thesaurus: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, admiration, adoration, affection, afterglow, agape, air glow, antic, ardency, ardor, array, attachment, bathtub gin, be born for, be bright, be master of, be somebody ... show more.

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