HyperDic: polished

English > 4 senses of the word polished:
ADJECTIVEallpolishedperfected or made shiny and smooth
allpolished, refined, urbaneshowing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
allpolished, milled(of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed
allpolished, dressed(of lumber or stone / stone) to trim and smooth
polished > pronunciation
Soundspaa'lihsht
Rhymesaccomplished ... varnished: 31 rhymes with ihsht...
English > polished: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningperfected or made shiny and smooth.
Examples
  • "his polished prose"
  • "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"
  • "freshly polished silver"
Narrowerbright, burnished, lustrous, shining, shinymade smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing
finished(of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence
See alsobrightemitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
refined(used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
Oppositeunpolishednot carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing
Spanishlustroso, pulido
English > polished: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience.
Example"his polished manner"
Synonymsrefined, urbane
BroadersophisticatedHaving or appealing to those having worldly / worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
Spanishcortés, cultivado, culto, distinguido, refinado
Catalancortès, culte, cultivat, distingit, il·lustrat, refinat
English > polished: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed.
Example"polished rice"
Synonymmilled
BroaderprocessedPrepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process
Spanishmolido
English > polished: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(of lumber or stone / stone) to trim and smooth.
Synonymdressed
Broaderfinished(of materials or goods) brought to the desired final / final state
Spanishpulido

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