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    shine - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shine

    Definition
    (noun) the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light Definition
    (verb) be bright by reflecting or casting light
    Synonyms : reflect
    Example Sentence
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects
    Definition
    (verb) emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
    Synonyms : beam
    Example Sentence
    • The sun shone bright that day
    • The fire beamed on their faces
    Definition
    (verb) be shiny, as if wet
    Synonyms : gleam , glint , glisten , glitter
    Example Sentence
    • His eyes were glistening
    Definition
    (verb) be distinguished or eminent
    Example Sentence
    • His talent shines
    Definition
    (verb) be clear and obvious
    Example Sentence
    • A shining example
    Definition
    (verb) have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
    Synonyms : beam , glow , radiate
    Example Sentence
    • Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna
    Definition
    (verb) throw or flash the light of (a lamp)
    Example Sentence
    • Shine the light on that window, please
    Definition
    (verb) touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
    Synonyms : fall , strike
    Example Sentence
    • Light fell on her face
    • The sun shone on the fields
    • The light struck the golden necklace
    • A strange sound struck my ears
    Definition
    (verb) experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
    Synonyms : beam , glow , radiate
    Example Sentence
    • She was beaming with joy
    • Her face radiated with happiness
    Definition
    (verb) make (a surface) shine
    Synonyms : polish , smooth , smoothen
    Example Sentence
    • shine the silver, please
    • polish my shoes
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