HyperDic: shine

English > 11 senses of the word shine:
VERBweathershine, reflectbe bright by reflecting or casting light
weathershine, beamemit light
perceptionshine, glitter, glisten, glint, gleambe shiny, as if wet
stativeshinebe distinguished or eminent
stativeshinebe clear and obvious
perceptionshine, glow, beam, radiatehave a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
weathershinethrow or flash the light of (a lamp)
stativeshine, fall, striketouch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
emotionshine, glow, beam, radiateexperience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
contactshine, polish, smooth, smoothenmake (a surface) shine
NOUNattributeshine, radiance, radiancy, effulgence, refulgence, refulgencythe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
shine > pronunciation
Soundsshay'n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > shine: 11 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light.
Synonymsradiance, radiancy, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency
Narrowergleam, gleaming, glow, lambencyAn appearance of reflected light
polish, gloss, glossiness, burnishThe property of being smooth and shiny
shininess, sheen, luster, lustreThe visual property of something that shines with reflected light
BroaderbrightnessThe location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
Spanishbrillantez, brillo, esplendor, radiancia espectral, radiancia, refulgencia, resplandor
Catalanbrillantor, esplendor, fulgència, fulgidesa, lluentor, lluïssor, llustre, resplendor
Adjectivesshinyhaving a shiny surface or coating / coating
shinymade smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing
Verbsshineemit light
shinebe bright by reflecting or casting light
shinethrow or flash the light of (a lamp)
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 1, weather
MeaningBe bright by reflecting or casting light.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe coins shine
Synonymreflect
NarrowerglareBe sharply reflected
luminesceBe or become luminescent
opalesceReflect light or colors like an opal
resplendBe resplendent or radiant
sparkle, scintillate, coruscateReflect brightly
Broaderemit, give out, give offgive off, send forth, or discharge
Spanishbrillar, reflejar, relucir
Catalanbrillar, lluir, reflectir
Nounsshinethe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
shinersomething that shines (with emitted or reflected light)
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 2, weather
Meaningemit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelLights shine on the horizon; The horizon is shineing with lights
Synonymbeam
Caused byshineThrow or flash the light of (a lamp)
Narrowerbeaconshine like a beacon
beat downshine hard
blazeshine brightly and intensively
burn, glowshine intensely, as if with heat
flare, flameshine with a sudden light
flicker, flickshine unsteadily
glareshine intensely
outshineshine brighter than
shimmershine with a weak or fitful light
twinkle, winkle, scintillateemit or reflect light in a flickering manner
Spanishbrillar, lucir, relucir, relumbrar, resplandecer
Catalanbrillar, lluir, relluir, resplendir
Nounsshinethe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningBe shiny, as if wet.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsglitter, glisten, glint, gleam
Narrowershimmergive off a shimmering reflection, as of silk
spangleGlitter as if covered with spangles
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Spanishbrillar, centellear, destellar, fulgurar, relucir, resplandecer, rutilar
Catalanbrillar, centellejar, espurnejar, fulgurar, llampurnar, lluir, relluir, resplendir, rutilar
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe distinguished or eminent.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"His talent shines"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishbrillar, relucir
Catalanbrillar
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 5, stative
MeaningBe clear and obvious.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 6, perception
MeaningHave a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsglow, beam, radiate
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Spanishbrillar, irradiar, lucir, resplandecer
Catalanbrillar, relluir, resplendir
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 7, weather
MeaningThrow or flash the light of (a lamp).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"Shine the light on that window, please"
Cause toshine, beamemit light
Nounsshinethe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 8, stative
Meaningtouch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsfall, strike
Broaderhappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeCome to pass
Spanishbrillar
Catalanbrillar
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 9, emotion
MeaningExperience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsglow, beam, radiate
Broaderfeel, experienceUndergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
English > shine: 11 senses > verb 10, contact
Meaningmake (a surface) shine.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey shine the glass tubes
Example"shine the silver, please"
Synonymspolish, smooth, smoothen
EntailsrubMove over something with pressure
NarrowerSimonize, Simonisepolish with wax
buff, burnish, furbishpolish and make shiny
glossGive a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
slick, sleekmake slick or smooth
Broaderfancify, beautify, embellish, prettifymake more beautiful
Spanishabrillantar, acicalar, bruñir, cepillar, lustrar, pulir
Catalanbrunyir, enllustrar, llustrar, lustrar, polir, raspallar
Nounsshiningthe work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it

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