Pronunciation: or ; 277
v. i.1.To emit rays of light; to give light; to beam with steady radiance; to exhibit brightness or splendor; as, the sun shines by day; the moon shines by night.
[imp. & p. p. Shone ( or ; 277) (archaic Shined ( )); p. pr. & vb. n. Shining.]
Hyperion's quickening fire doth shine.
- Shak.
Let thine eyes shine forth in their full luster.
- Denham.
2.To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be glossy; as, to shine like polished silver.
3.To be effulgent in splendor or beauty.
4.To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to shine in conversation.
To make the face to shine upon
to be propitious to; to be gracious to.
- Num. vi. 25.
v. t.1.To cause to shine, as a light.
2.To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light; as, in hunting, to shine the eyes of a deer at night by throwing a light on them.
n.1.The quality or state of shining; brightness; luster, gloss; polish; sheen.
Now sits not girt with taper's holy shine.
- Milton.
The distant shine of the celestial city.
- Hawthorne.
2.Sunshine; fair weather.
Be it fair or foul, or rain or shine.
- Dryden.
3.A liking for a person; a fancy.
4.Caper; antic; row.
To cut up shines
to play pranks.
a.1.Shining; sheen.
Noun1.shine - the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
Verb1.shine - be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
Synonyms: reflect
2.shine - emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
Synonyms: beam
3.shine - be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening"
Synonyms: gleam, glint, glisten, glitter
4.shine - be distinguished or eminent; "His talent shines"
5.shine - be clear and obvious; "A shining example"
6.shine - especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
Synonyms: glow, radiate, beam
7.shine - throw or flash the light of (a lamp, etc.); "Shine the light on that window, please"
8.shine - touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; "Light fell on her face"; "The sun shone on the fields"; "The light struck the golden necklace"; "A strange sound struck my ears"
Synonyms: strike, fall
9.shine - experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"
Synonyms: glow, radiate, beam
10.shine - (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
Synonyms: polish, smooth, smoothen
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Translate Shine to Spanish, Translate Shine to German, Translate Shine to French
Shin Bet
Shin bone
shin guard
Shin leaf
Shin Shu
shin splints
-- Shine --
shine at
shine up
shingle oak
shingle tree
Shingling hammer
Shingling mill
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