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shine

 
Noun shine has 1 sense
  1. radiance, radiancy, shine, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency - the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    --1 is a kind of brightness
    --1 has particulars:
     gleam, gleaming, glow, lambency; shininess, sheen, luster, lustre; polish, gloss, glossiness, burnish
    Derived forms: verb shine7, verb shine2, verb shine1
Verb shine has 10 senses
  1. reflect, shine - be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
    --1 is one way to emit, give out, give off
    Derived forms: noun shiner2, noun shine1
    Sample sentence:
    The coins shine
  2. shine, beam - emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
    Derived form: noun shine1
    Sample sentences:
    Lights shine on the horizon
    The horizon is shineing with lights
  3. glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine - be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening"
    --3 is one way to look, appear, seem
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. shine - be distinguished or eminent; "His talent shines"
    --4 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  5. shine - be clear and obvious; "A shining example"
    --5 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. glow, beam, radiate, 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"
    --6 is one way to look, appear, seem
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  7. shine - throw or flash the light of (a lamp, etc.); "Shine the light on that window, please"
    Derived form: noun shine1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  8. fall, shine, strike - 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"
    --8 is one way to happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  9. glow, beam, radiate, 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"
    --9 is one way to feel, experience
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  10. polish, smooth, smoothen, shine - (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
    --10 is one way to beautify, embellish, prettify
    Derived form: noun shining1
    Sample sentence:
    They shine the glass tubes
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